2008 Seghesio Marian's Reserve
Alexander Valley, Sonoma, California
 
WB Rating: 88

 
Alcohol by volume: 14.8%
Price at time of purchase: $42.00 (winery)
 
Type: Zin blend
Principal varietal(s): 34% Zinfandel, 33% Petite Sirah, 33% Carignane

Firmly structured and well-balanced red that displays earthy blackberry fruit with an undercurrent of licorice and bittersweet chocolate. Smooth in the mouth and finish, but to my taste a tad lacking in liveliness and fruit density compared to the Seghesio Zinfandels that I love. - HK 2013-09-07

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