Zinfandel For Every Taste
A Sonoma chef cooks to three facets of this celebrated grape
Zinfandel isn't just Zinfandel isn't just Zinfandel. As a red table wine, some Zins aim for claretlike grace, while others muscle up into power wines. At the extremes, the grape can make something light and pink, such as white Zinfandel or Zinfandel rosé, or produce a rich, sweet dessert wine that's close to Port.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands June 10, 2009.