8 Underdog California Zinfandels

You should be looking to these areas for great-value Zins. Here are some newly reviewed bottlings to give you a taste

8 Underdog California Zinfandels
Buehler's 2016 Zin is the highest scoring wine in this report. (Lindsay Buehler Garvey)
Jul 8, 2019

Zinfandel should be your go-to red for great value from California. While some top Zins fetch $60 or more, this week's collection of new releases focuses on wines priced $25 or less. They deliver rich flavors, personality and easy drinking—ideal for a lazy summer day.

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