Red Zinfandel- Opens with dark chocolate, transitions to baked blackberry notes with a lasting green pepper finish.
Texas High Plains
Diving Deeper- Blackberry, strawberry, peach preserves, cinnamon, tobacco. This wine is fruit forward with a bite of 16% alcohol.
Zinfandel originally came from Croatia, the Italians brought it to California where it became known as Primativo.
Full Bodied | Medium Acidity | Dry | Medium Tannin's
Pairings & Recipies
1/4 sweet onion
1/2 c The Mark
from Cast Iron Winery
1 Egg plant
1 T minced garlic
1/3 c mozerella
5 Ritz Crackers
3 T parmeseam
3 cooked bacon chopped
1/4 c marinara
Cut an eggplant in half and scoop out the inside down to a 1/4 inch thickness. Put in the oven at 400* for 20 minutes. Meanwhile, Saute in olive oil onions, and garlic. Add the scooped eggplant until cooked through. Sprinkle in spices and add wine. Simmer until reduced by half. Add marinara. Take of the heat and stir in the mozzarella.
Stuff the shell and bake at 400* for 15 minutes. Combine parmesean, ritz and cooked bacon cumbles and cook for another 5 minutes util the cheese is golden and bubbling. top with basil.
This bold wine needs something heavy to hold up against