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Frog's Leap Zinfandel 2014

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Stephen Andrews reviewed this wine as follows:

Tasted Oct 8, 2017 while listening to the Sunday Sipper Club with guest John Williams.
Colour medium red plus, medium legs. Aromas and flavours, blackberry, strawberry, 5 spice powder. Taste, dry, medium mouthfeel, soft tannin, mouthwatering, easy on the alcohol. Finishes with berry fruit and spice. I like this Zin because it is easy to drink has nice balanced flavour and smoothness. Nice food wine. Match with Turkey. I paired it with grilled tenderloin and Zin mushroom gravy, (no flour). Butter and 2oz Zin. With mashed potatoes and a veggie side.

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Frog's Leap Zinfandel 2014, Napa Valley, California, United States: Winemaker John Williams has such a great sense of humour, from the Ribbit on the cork (referring to Frog's Leap) to the slogan time's fun when you're eating flies. Under the barcode on the bottom back label, it says: Open other end." Yet he takes winemaking very seriously and produces spectacular wines like this one. He farms organically, and what I also love about this Californian Zinfandel is that it doesn't knock you over with huge alcohol like the 14-15% typical of Ca Zins (this one is only 13.8%). Vibrant, fleshy and alive with aromas and flavours of fleshy purple and black plums, a dancing blackberries. Balanced and complex. A zinfandel lover's zinfandel. Pair with any grilled meats. Drink: 2016-2021. 593525 13.80% D 750 mL  $49.95 Score: 92/100. September 2, 2017 Top Rated Red Wine. Plush Pork Wine  Full Review




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