Saldo Saldo Zinfandel 2017 - The Grape Tray

Saldo Saldo Zinfandel 2017

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Saldo Saldo Zinfandel 2017
$25.99

SKU 2438

750ml

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Winemaker Notes:

While sampling grapes from fine-quality vineyards to make The Prisoner,  we came across many that, although not right for that distinctive Napa Valley blend, were just too good to let go. We created Saldo to feature this outstanding fruit from Dry Creek, Lodi, and Amador, where Zinfandel has thrived for decades.

Dark ruby color with bold aromas of black licorice, black pepper, cherry,  and baking spice. The entry is rich, full, and scintillating. The palate is mouthwatering and smooth with a hint of chocolate. The finish is voluptuous with soft, velvety tannins.

Category Red Wine
Varietals
Region California
Brand Saldo
Alcohol/vol 15.9%
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Wine EnthusiastToasted, smoky aromas give a bold first impression and beefy black pepper flavors initially reinforce it, but concentrated focused fruit starts to unwind on the palate, revealing ripe and lush black cherry and blackberry. This full bodied, flavorful and firm-textured wine comes from The Prisoner.

Jim Gordon, August 1, 2019