In this cool year, the Old Vine Zinfandel from Sineann demonstrates considerable elegance. Nicely balanced, it offers pretty raspberry and cherry fruit, with old vine touches of spice and a certain brambly character. Tangy, tart and long lasting, this would be a good one to cellar.
Paul Gregutt is a Contributing Editor for Wine Enthusiast magazine, a founding member of the magazine’s Tasting Panel, and reviews the wines of Oregon and Canada. The author of the critically-acclaimed Washington Wines & Wineries—The Essential Guide, he consulted on the Pacific Northwest entries in current versions of The World Atlas of Wine and The Oxford Companion to Wine.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.