Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: [TN] '05 Bella Zin

  1. #1
    Mark Lipton Guest

    Default [TN] '05 Bella Zin

    Tonight, Jean prepared a new batch of jerk sauce, so we made a batch of
    jerk chicken. Jean wanted a chilled Zinfandel with it, so I settled on:

    2005 Bella Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel (14.2% ABV)
    nose: tarry, pencil lead, blackberry
    palate: smooth tannins, decent acidity, oaky sheen

    This wine was purchased at the winery several years ago after Hoke
    Harden had recommended it as a source of relatively non-spoofy wines in
    Sonoma. Very good, straightforward Zin with less oak influence than
    most Ridge offerings. It could probably go a few more years, but it's
    quite fine to drink right now.

    Mark Lipton
    --
    alt.food.wine FAQ: http://winefaq.cwdjr.net

  2. #2
    DaleW Guest

    Default Re: '05 Bella Zin

    On Jun 25, 11:32*pm, Mark Lipton <not...@eudrup.ude> wrote:
    > Tonight, Jean prepared a new batch of jerk sauce, so we made a batch of
    > jerk chicken. *Jean wanted a chilled Zinfandel with it, so I settled on:
    >
    > 2005 Bella Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel (14.2% ABV)
    > nose: tarry, pencil lead, blackberry
    > palate: smooth tannins, decent acidity, oaky sheen
    >
    > This wine was purchased at the winery several years ago after Hoke
    > Harden had recommended it as a source of relatively non-spoofy wines in
    > Sonoma. *Very good, straightforward Zin with less oak influence than
    > most Ridge offerings. *It could probably go a few more years, but it's
    > quite fine to drink right now.
    >
    > Mark Lipton
    > --
    > alt.food.wine FAQ: *http://winefaq.cwdjr.net


    thanks, new winery to me, will look for

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32