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Pedroncelli Cabernet Sauvignon 3 Vineyards 2013 1.5Ltr

Rated 89+ - The 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Three Vineyards has a slightly denser, ruby purple color, medium to full body, excellent concentration,...
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Pedroncelli Zinfandel Bushnell Vineyard 2015 750ml

Rated 91 - Briary and full of verve, with wild berry, mocha and orange zest aromas that lead to lively black cherry and licorice flavors. Drink now...
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Quivira Zinfandel 2014 750ml

Rated 90 - Plump and rich, with blackberry and Chinese five-spice powder aromas and ripe, dense flavors of smoky plum, licorice and cracked pepper....
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Ravenswood Zinfandel Teldeschi 2014 750ml

Rated 93 - Inky ruby. Heady, mineral-tinged aromas of blackberry, cassis, Smoky Indian spices and potpourri. Weighty and chewy in texture...
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St. Francis Zinfandel Reserve 2014 750ml

Rated 92 - The 2014 Zinfandel Reserve Dry Creek Valley reveals a medium garnet color and fragrant prunes, dried mulberries and raspberry jam notes...

California Dry Creek Valley Sonoma Valley United States

California as a wine producing region has grown in size and importance considerably over the past couple of centuries, and today is the proud producer of more than ninety percent of the United States' wines. Indeed, if California was a country, it would be the fourth largest producer of wine in the world, with a vast range of vineyards covering almost half a million acres. The secret to California's success as a wine region has a lot to do with the high quality of its soils, and the fact that it has an extensive Pacific coastline which perfectly tempers the blazing sunshine it experiences all year round. The winds coming off the ocean cool the vines, and the natural valleys and mountainsides which make up most of the state's wine regions make for ideal areas in which to cultivate a variety of high quality grapes.

California's beautiful and remarkably fertile Sonoma Valley has grown over the decades to become one of the United States' most respected and profitable wine regions, with wineries within the region benefiting from the superb Californian sunshine, low rainfall and wonderfully rich soils. Because of this vital combination of excellent conditions, the region is able to grow a wide range of grape varietals for use in the production of an impressive array of wines, with many different red and white wine grapes flourishing each year and producing excellent and characterful results. The soils have been enriched by volcanic activity, and the presence of geothermal springs, which make this region a unique one, and very much the beating heart of California's ever growing wine industry.

Of all the New World wine countries, perhaps the one which has demonstrated the most flair for producing high quality wines - using a combination of traditional and forward-thinking contemporary methods - has been the United States of America. For the past couple of centuries, the United States has set about transforming much of its suitable land into vast vineyards, capable of supporting a wide variety of world-class grape varietals which thrive on both the Atlantic and the Pacific coastlines. Of course, we immediately think of sun-drenched California in regards to American wines, with its enormous vineyards responsible for the New World's finest examples of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot based wines, but many other states have taken to viticulture in a big way, with impressive results. Oregon, Washington State and New York have all developed sophisticated and technologically advanced wine cultures of their own, and the output of U.S wineries is increasing each year as more and more people are converted to their produce.