1998 Sebastiani Vineyard Zinfandel Sonoma "Old Vines"
Sonoma County, California
 
WB Rating: 87

 
Alcohol by volume: 14.2%
Price at time of purchase: $15.00 (The Wine Club)
 
Type: Zinfandel
Principal varietal(s): 84% Zin, 10% Carignane, 4% Petite Sirah, 2% Mourvedre

Teeth-staining dark purple color. Somewhat reticent, though attractive, nose of dark berries, spice, and vanilla, with a nice earthy edge. Moderately intense flavors of black raspberries and plum. Solid midrange and finish. Good effort by Sebastiani, and an excellent price. - WB Team 2001-02-16

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