The Santa Cruz producer Bargetto ventures into Lodi to make this old-vine Zin and unfortunately something gets lost in translation. The wine comes off a little bitter, like blackberries picked too soon.
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Reviews wines from California.
Contributing Editor Virginie Boone has been with Wine Enthusiast since 2010, and reviews the wines of Napa and Sonoma. Boone began her writing career with Lonely Planet travel guides, which eventually led to California-focused wine coverage. She contributes to the Santa Rosa Press Democrat
and Sonoma Magazine
, and is a regular panelist and speaker on wine topics in California and beyond.