2008 Chateau Montelena Estate Zinfandel: Balanced and Totally Food-Friendly

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The Huffington Post recently published the article of Alyssa Rapp of Bottlenotes.com that features the 2008 Chateau Montelena Estate Zinfandel.

Rapp has this to say about this zinfandel red wine:

The opposite of the super raisin-y, high alcoholic, typical Zinfandels, Montelena’s is balanced, thus totally food-friendly. Ripe blackberry flavors and balanced by a wide array of spices (nutmeg, pepper), culminating in a powerful yet restrained finish. Zinfandel’s lush and often natural spice character make it a perfect pairing for grass-fed steak — however prepared.

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