Zinfandel, California’s “Mystery”Grape

Our guest speaker was David Lawrason of Wine Align. David is Canada’s leading wine expert and the top wine writer in Ontario. For full event description, click here. The Wines 2012 Cline Big Break Vineyard $38 “Much like its counterpart from the same vineyard, the 2012 Zinfandel Big Break's bouquet reveals the same minty character as was found in the Grenache Big Break. However, once it hits the palate, it is pure Zinfandel, displaying flavors of bramble berries, briary raspberries and black cherries, pepper, earth and spice. Again, the mintiness will be a "love it or leave it" component for most tasters. Drink now-2017. “ 88 points. Robert M. Parker, Jr. 2012 Ravenswood Big River Alexander

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