Definition of zinfandel
: a dry red table wine made from a small black grape that is grown chiefly in California; also : the grape
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A dolcetto from northwestern Italy would also work well, as would a fresh, restrained zinfandel.
The zinfandels, from the oldest vines in Paso, are also stellar.
And the 100 percent zinfandel grapes in this lush and powerful red are special.
Domestic rosés get a bad rap, thanks to years of sticky-sweet white zinfandel, but this homage to French Bandol-style wine proves that pink doesn't mean swill.
Featuring Caberenet Sauvignon, syrah, and zinfandel, the Fire Sign is no shrinking violet and another wine suited to lovers of big, bold red wine.
This season, Brignole welcomes several new wines: White Birches; Sweet George moscato, 2017 Red Tail (made from 100 percent Chambourcin grapes); a Marquette Rose and two red and white zinfandels: Red Stone and Lady Lucy.
Except for the stubborn, foolhardy few who will not relinquish their white zinfandel — courage, comrades!
Grace will host a Ravenswood Wine Dinner with winemaker Joel Peterson, highlighting his California chardonnay, red blends and zinfandels, on May 25.
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Origin and Etymology of zinfandel
probably modification of obsolete Hungarian tzinifándli, czirifandli, a white wine grape (misapplied to a grape variety of Dalmatian origin), from German Zierfandler
First Known Use: 1858See Words from the same year
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