2OO6 Lake Sonoma Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel
and Saini Farms Dry Creek Valley Old Vine Zinfandel
The Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel has aromas of blueberry blackberry and plum accented by spice notes. Dense, structured raspberry and thimbleberry flavors meld with toasty oak and soy notes. Firm tannins complement the mouthfilling flavors, which culminate in a lingering finish. Suggested retail is $19. Aged in small French and American oak barrels, the Saini Farm Old Vine Zinfandel displays fresh blackberry and boysenberry aromas, with hints of white pepper and sweet vanilla in the background. Generous blackberry and cherry flavors intertwine with cinnamon notes. Bright and supple, this polished Zinfandel lingers on the palate. Suggested retail is $22.