Friday, July 5, 2013

Starry Night 2011 Zinfandel (California)

A friend of mine in Michigan recommended this bottle of Zinfandel, and so after sitting on it for all of 3 months I finally figured it was time to open it ... it was rib night after all and what goes better with a plate of back ribs than a lush and fruity Zinfandel.  Great honey garlic bbq ribs and this Zin was a match made in heaven:  the nose and palate matched right up with lots of plum, black cherry, vanilla and smoke - there was also a lovely hint of cocoa that lingered on the finish.

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