Back in off the very slow boat.
Everything a Zin of this price should be. Full of rich and velvety notes covered in a seductive and a rich frame. The label has been with us a while now and we cannot afford to not have it listed.
America has made this specific variety their own and now NZ consumers are all over it.
Plum, jam, blackberry and raspberries. Fruit driven that illustrates it is the same grape as Italian Primitivo.
"Sweetly ripe and beautifully lifted, showing dark plum, mulberry, vanillin oak, smoked game and mixed spice aromas. The palate delivers excellent weight and expansive mouthfeel, well supported by velvety texture and mellow tannins, making it highly enjoyable. At its best: now to 2027. $22.00." 93/100 Sam Kim
Zin, sin, bin, gin or you just you win.