Mendocino


Edmeades Mendocino County Zinfandel 2013, California (£19.49 Partridges of Sloane Street, Remarkable Wines, Mr and Mrs Fine Wine, Italian Continental Stores, Telford Wines, SH Jones, Thomas Peatling, Wadebridge Wines, Aged in Oak, Vin de Bordeaux, Soho Wine Supply) Just what Zinfandel should be, with that balance between bold, ever-so-slightly jammy/baked […]

Edmeades Mendocino County Zinfandel 2013, California


Almost a Californian take on Amarone… Edmeades Perli Vineyard Late Harvest Zinfandel 2006, Mendocino, California (£10.79 per half Hailsham Cellars, vintagemarque.com) This oozes decadent fruit flavours – kirsch, very ripe plums, sweet bramble jam – and there’s also a slightly medicinal herbal bite. A perfect winter warmer – and probably rather […]

Edmeades Perli Vineyard Late Harvest Zinfandel 2006, Mendocino, California




Alain Grignon Cuvée Chasseur 2010, Vin de France (£4.29 Waitrose) Smells decent, like a slightly leafy Bordeaux propped up with a draught of the warm south, but while the blackcurrant and blackberry flavours are reasonable, it would be far better without that touch of sweetness. C+ Parducci Zinfandel 2009, Mendocino […]

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