Zinfandel is a really popular varietal between wine lovers all around the world. Mostly are recommended as really easy approachable rich and bold wine.
The varietal itself is covered by many stories and connected with many speculations about its origin. The newest version tells that Zinfandel is coming from Croatian varietals Crljenak Kaštelanski, or Tribidrag, sent to USA by representatives of Habsburg monarchy.
Almost all the time this varietal has dry or semi dry taste with a little bit higher sugar feeling. Middle to robust taste profile as this varietal is usually picked later during the harvest. Perfect temperature conditions all around California keeps middle or higher acidity, middle tannin profile and longlasting and smooth finish.
Usually you can find aromas of fruit (rapsberries, cherries, blackberries, plums, plum jam, black currant, figs) followed by nice touch of licorice, anise, smoky aromas, black pepper and cilantro.
Beucause of usual aging in a barrel, the taste profile is framed by aromas of vanilla, cocount, caramel, cinnamon and tobacco.