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750ml - Case of 12
Bottle: $35.95
Rated 92 - The signature briary, black-peppery characteristics of the variety feature in this medium- to full-bodied...
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750ml - Case of 12
Bottle: $76.82
Rated 93 - 91-93 The 2011 Geyserville impresses for its silkiness and texture. Sweet dark berries, flowers and mint...
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750ml - Case of 12
Bottle: $59.95
Rated 96 - The 2018 Geyserville is a blend of 68% Zinfandel, 20% Carignane, 10% Petite Sirah and 2% Alicante...
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750ml - Case of 12
Bottle: $47.35
Rated 92 - Deeply structured and briary, with a mix of red and black fruit accented by licorice, dill and savory...
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750ml - Case of 12
Bottle: $56.31
Rated 94 - The 2021 Geyserville hits the palate with a burst of dark red/purplish fruit, sweet spice, lavender,...
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750ml - Case of 12
Bottle: $44.77
Rated 93 - Opens with a juicy burst of cherry fruit, then turns brooding midway, with dark berry flavors accented by...
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Red
750ml - Case of 12
Bottle: $44.16
Rated 92 - A broad-shouldered red, with a potent structure but expressive blackberry, savory dill and white pepper...
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750ml - Case of 12
Bottle: $57.66
Rated 95 - The 2021 Zinfandel Pagani Ranch is a wine of tremendous stature. Vertical and composed in bearing, the...
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Zinfandel Pre-Arrival Wine

The precise origins of what became known as the Zinfandel grape variety are uncertain, although it has clear genetic equivalents in both Puglia and Croatia. However, when it was brought to the New World in the mid 19th century, it became known as the Zinfandel, and has been consistently popular and widely grown ever since. These very dark and very round grapes have a remarkably high sugar content, resulting in relatively high levels of alcohol in the wines they are made into, with bottles often displaying as much as fifteen percent. What makes the Zinfandel such an interesting grape, though, is the fact that the flavors produced by this varietal vary considerably depending on the climate they are grown in. In cooler valley regions, the Zinfandel grapes result in wines which hold strong flavors of tart and sweet fruits; raspberry, redcurrant and sweet cherry, held in a very smooth and silky liquid. Conversely, warmer regions result in more complex and spicy notes, including anise, pepper and hedgerow berries.