Joseph Jewell Wines

2009 Grist Vineyard Zinfandel

Zinfandel •Grist Vineyard

California: Sonoma County: Dry Creek Valley

Offer Expired:Aug 14, 2013 at 11:59 pm
$34.00
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Mission Briefing

Codename:

Grist for the miller, the tiller and you

From one of our very favorite Zinfandel vineyard sources, today’s Joseph Jewell 2009 Grist Vineyard Zinfandel is a stunning, delicious, elegant wine that is everything that we’ve come to expect from this zin-perfect vineyard.

This wine starts with a heady, fruitful rush of aromatic delights. When you tip the wine to your mouth, a smooth, voluptuous burst of fruit expands across the palate. Very elegant for a Zinfandel, this wine also delivers the big and bold flavors that you would expect from a Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel.

We went absolutely crazy for this superb wine and we are certain that you will, too. Enjoy now, but be sure to hold on to a few bottles of this remarkable and outstanding wine for the next year or two.

Tasting Profile

Look:

Dark ruby hues, through and through. At the edge of the glass, a brilliant light ruby cuts a fine ring around the glass.

Smell:

Lovely, fruity and earthy, with braised Bing cherry, dusty rose, wild blackberry, plum, bramble, dried fall leaves, cedar, sage and thyme.

Taste:

Young blackberry, pomegranate, black cherry and unsweetened cranberry meld with sweet hardwoods, subtle dried herbs, tobacco and subtle leather.

Finish:

Exceedingly long and slightly drying with flavors that start sweet and end slightly tart with a lovely flinty minerality. At the very end, a hint of white pepper persists longest at the back of the palate.

Pairing:

A grilled New York steak with a Provençale dry herb rub would be superb.

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Offer Expired:Aug 14, 2013 at 11:59 pm
$34.00
Avg. Price
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