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2005 Renwood Zinfandel Grandmere

A great zin. Bought the Grandmere (French for Grandma) for $13 from The Wine House in LA. Decanted for about 2 hours, perhaps a mistake–the wine was open but lacked the strong fruit I expect from a cali zin. Nevertheless, the wine was well balanced with some fruit flavors, pepper, spicy, nice finish with a bit of heat but not overpowering. Paired well with pulled pork and BBQ fixins. How can you not love Grandma! Renwood has a cool history. Chek it out HERE.

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