California: Zinfandel

Main grape varieties: Zinfandel aka Primitivo

What to expect: Dry. Full bodied. Moderate to high tannin. Moderate to high acidity. Blackberry, spice, dried cherry, and licorice notes.

Pair with: Chilli con carne, pork sausages, spiced barbecue dishes

Wine picks:

  • Bogle Old Vine Zinfandel (~$20)
  • Seghesio Sonoma County Zinfandel (~$27)
  • Four Vines Maverick Zinfandel (~$34)
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