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Cardinal Zin®

This is a refined pleasure, with intense flavors of blackberry mingling with soft creamy touches of oak, vanilla and dry herbs. It’s full on the palate, but not heavy and the fruit is constant from the first sip to the end of the finish.

 Producer Big House Wine Company
 Region Monterey
 Country United States
 Varietals Zinfandel
 Alcohol 13.3% alc/vol
 Vintage 2012

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About the Producer

Big House Wine Company
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Big House Wine Company

Livermore, California, United States Livermore, California, United States

As The Warden, Georgetta Dane, it is one of my responsibilities to inform you about The Big House! Big House Winery in Soledad, CA (Monterey County) is a mere ankle iron’s toss from the Soledad State Correctional Facility, a.k.a. “the Big House,” “The Clink,” “The Slammer,” which explains the recurring...

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