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The Chronicle Recommends: Zinfandel $15 or less

by Lynne Char Bennett – San Francisco Chronicle, May 10, 2009

2007 Joel Gott California Zinfandel ($15) Joel Gott, who is involved in a multitude of wine projects, bottles Zinfandel under several labels, including his eponymous value-priced line. Gott is another producer using old-vine fruit from Lodi and Amador County, which provides intensity and structure. Sonoma and Napa Valley grapes were added, making a wine with intense berry, black cherry and peppery spice with anise hints; lingering tart acidity on the finish.

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