From vines planted in 1937, this grower-turned-vintner family has crafted a first-rate Zin that perfectly reflects its terroir. It’s dry, bold and peppery, with brambly fruit that has a wild edge, and lots of alcohol. This value wine will benefit from mid-term aging. —S.H.
As sweet as a dessert drink, with sugared pineapple juice, vanilla custard and spice flavors. Yet it’s balanced with crisp acidity, and finishes clean. If this is your style, it’s for you.