Winecast 31 – Napa Valley Zin

by Tim Elliott on July 15, 2005

The second in my 3-part series reviewing the wines tasted on my recent Napa Valley trip. This time I talk about the modern history of the Napa Valley and taste some surprising Zinfandel’s made there. I also announce a new poll at the blog.

Show notes:

00:20 – Show theme and objectives
02:40 – Modern history of the Napa Valley
08:04 – Tasting notes disclaimer
09:45 – Neal Family Vineyards, Zinfandel, Rutherford 2003 ($22)
11:09 – Ballentine Vineyards, Zinfandel, Napa Valley, Estate 2000 ($18)
12:06 – Ballentine Vineyards, Zinfandel, Block 9 2000 ($27)
12:33 – Ballentine Vineyards, Zinfandel, Block 11 2003 ($25)
13:12 – Ballentine Vineyards, Zinfandel, Block 9 2003 (NYR)
13:49 – Ballentine Vineyards, Zinfandel Port, Napa Valley 2003 ($25/375ml)
15:00 – August Briggs, Zinfandel, Napa Valley 2003 ($28)
15:30 – Best of tasting and best value
16:50 – New poll open on blog
18:13 – Podcast Awards voting
19:29 – Contact details and credits
21:15 – Next show theme

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