It is round, smooth, almost pinot Noir- like tannin of Zin from Contra costa county, which keeps us asking for more. Additionally it is the aromatics of red fruit, spice box and earth. This is supple, medium bodied wine that has balance and grace. Potential of Duarte fruit and appellation is unique and the wine shows it.
Zinfandel is an excellent wine to pair with a wide variety of meats (excluding poultry and seafood). The classic Zinfandel pairing is BBQ and Chili. Pizza, hamburgers, and hearty pasta dishes also work well.
About the Varietal:
Cabernet is the king of wines. Full flavored, full bodied, full tannins. Cabernet is for people who like big wines. California Cabernets are the biggest and boldest, French Cabernets (Often from Bordeaux) tend to be more mellow and subtle. Many of the best Cabernets have flavors and aromas of berries, plums, currants, cocoa, smoke, leather, cedar and oak.