Seghesio Family Vineyards

Sonoma County Zinfandel

8.8537 ratings
8.726 pro ratings
Sonoma County, California, USA
Zinfandel
Lamb, Chicken, Turkey, White Rice, Pasta, Potato, Herbs, Mushrooms, Soft Cheese, Chili & Hot Spicy, Tomato-Based, Duck, Exotic Spices, Beans & Peas, Hard Cheese, Pork, Baking Spices, Pungent Cheese, Beef, Onion, Shallot, Garlic
Top Notes For
Cory Fierro

Seghesio us probably my favorite zinfandel producer but this is their bare bones basic version. Still loaded with sour cherry and raspberry notes and extremely drinkable, but their Cortina vineyard, Rockpile and Home Ranch provide better expressions for just a little more.

Seghesio us probably my favorite zinfandel producer but this is their bare bones basic version. Still loaded with sour cherry and raspberry notes and extremely drinkable, but their Cortina vineyard, Rockpile and Home Ranch provide better expressions for just a little more.

7 people found it helpfulDec 14th, 2014
Conor Harrigan

Much better the second night. First night, it came across very much like a simple zin fruit bomb. Second night, it evened out a bit. Midpalate is a touch hollow. I'm sorry, Mendo producers like Graziano, Steele, and others truly do the best Zin in California. This is a nice wine, but I just haven't found a single producer outside of Mendocino that can stack up quality and price wise to the mendo crew. pH is just a bit too high. It muddies the palate towards that nearly overly fruit forward posture. Closed aromatics, unfortunately. I enjoy the wine, just the slightest bit lacking for the 25 dollars.

Much better the second night. First night, it came across very much like a simple zin fruit bomb. Second night, it evened out a bit. Midpalate is a touch hollow. I'm sorry, Mendo producers like Graziano, Steele, and others truly do the best Zin in California. This is a nice wine, but I just haven't found a single producer outside of Mendocino that can stack up quality and price wise to the mendo crew. pH is just a bit too high. It muddies the palate towards that nearly overly fruit forward posture. Closed aromatics, unfortunately. I enjoy the wine, just the slightest bit lacking for the 25 dollars.

5 people found it helpfulFeb 18th, 2015
Daniel Argandona

Thought I would try this given 2010 vintage was rock star. Nose is nice... Toasted bread? Gives way to classic zinfandel. Not as good as predecessor but worthy of a weekend meal.

Thought I would try this given 2010 vintage was rock star. Nose is nice... Toasted bread? Gives way to classic zinfandel. Not as good as predecessor but worthy of a weekend meal.

3 people found it helpfulJan 19th, 2015
Pierre Costa

Deep dark fruits with a touch of spice. Good wine for Thanksgiving.

Deep dark fruits with a touch of spice. Good wine for Thanksgiving.

Jun 27th, 2016
Meghan Hamilton

Wine Educator Joseph Phelps Vineyards

8.9

Classic. Strawberry jam, vanilla, toast and baking spices. More licorice and white pepper on the palate. Big body and long finish.

Classic. Strawberry jam, vanilla, toast and baking spices. More licorice and white pepper on the palate. Big body and long finish.

May 29th, 2016
Gustavo Martin

Young, powerful, expressive, lot of black fruits, big tannins...

Young, powerful, expressive, lot of black fruits, big tannins...

Feb 14th, 2016
Joyce Lin

Pick up the white pepper on the nose at first, ripe black cherry, red cherry, blueberry, plum, vanilla, nutmeg come through, red/ purple flower bouquet following up. Fruity, a bit spicy, beautiful oak flavor, full body wine. High alcohol warm up
the throat and stomach. Beautiful Zinfandel.

Pick up the white pepper on the nose at first, ripe black cherry, red cherry, blueberry, plum, vanilla, nutmeg come through, red/ purple flower bouquet following up. Fruity, a bit spicy, beautiful oak flavor, full body wine. High alcohol warm up
the throat and stomach. Beautiful Zinfandel.

Jan 14th, 2016
Bill Ward

Solid, quite hearty and complex for the price

Solid, quite hearty and complex for the price

Nov 7th, 2015
Morten Nass

Zinsygt dejligt glas 😎😎😎

Zinsygt dejligt glas 😎😎😎

Sep 29th, 2015
Christopher Cordero

A bright and fruity red, layered with flavors raspberry and black pepper.

A bright and fruity red, layered with flavors raspberry and black pepper.

May 25th, 2015