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Wine

Morisoli Vineyard Zinfandel

Winery

Elyse Winery

Region

Rutherford, Napa Valley

Varietal

87% Zinfandel
13% combination of
Alicante Bouschet
Carignane
Durif
Grand Noir
Muscat Hamburg
Négrette,
Syrah
Valdigue

Aging

10 1/2 months in American oak (25% new)

Tasting Notes

This wine’s full and lush palate showcases flavors of raspberries, plums, and sweet spice, while the finish is punctuated by white pepper, bacon, smoky oak, and pomegranate. It exemplifies the best characteristics of this vineyard: deep violet color, gorgeous fruit, and a rare complexity.

Food Pairing

This wine is extremely food - friendly. Try it with a peppered steak, osso buco, rich tomato dishes, or a selection of cheeses.

Press

90 points (2009 vintage), Wine Enthusiast