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Magazine Archives: June 30, 2008

California Zinfandel Strikes a Balance

2006 delivers fruity and elegant reds ready to drink now
Tim Fish
Issue: June 30, 2008


Zinfandel continues to vary stylistically from year to year, and from winemaker to winemaker. While the 2004 and 2005 California Zinfandels stood in overall contrast—the former big and ripe, the latter firm and complex—the 2006s show elements of both.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands May 28, 2008.


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