Lake County

    A New Zin Tradition

    … the Cox Vineyard, just north of Ukiah. Not Mendocino County, but close, I tasted a wine from Chacewater Wine from over in neighboring Lake County’s Kelseyville. The 2012 Chacewater Zin, Sierra Foothills, $20, ran 14.5% alc and had dusty rhubarb, cherry, and oak notes throughout. Bonus non-Mendo Zinfandel tastes: I tasted the 2012 Barefoot Cellars…

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    Coppola Diamond Collection Sauvignon Blanc 2013

    …-AVA’s of the Sonoma County AVA and the Lake County AVA (north of Napa). The 2013 vintage started to see the effects of the drought in California. Northern California, though fairly dry, had cooler weather throughout the growing season, so the grapes did well. Too much rain is not good for grapes, rain at harvest can be a disaster, the vines do…

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