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The Count - Founder's Red

The 2012 vintage of The Count seduces the palate with enticing red fruit aromas accented by hints of mocha and exotic spices. Dark fruit flavours envelop the palate and are heightened by cinnamon and vanilla. This is a well-balanced wine with great structure and good acidity.

 Producer Buena Vista Winery
 Region Sonoma
 Country United States
 Varietals Zinfandel
 Alcohol 14.5% alc/vol
 Vintage 2012

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5 out of 5 starsReviewed on April 22, 2017
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4 out of 5 starsReviewed on April 23, 2016
Cherry Vanilla & spice (cinnamon) Smooth & sweet Lori still sick
4 out of 5 starsReviewed on March 09, 2015
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About the Producer

Buena Vista Winery
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Buena Vista Winery

Sonoma, California, United States Sonoma, California, United States

Before there were vineyards in every valley north of San Francisco, before Napa and Sonoma were household names, before there was a California wine world at all, there was Buena Vista. Founded in 1857, Buena Vista is California’s first premium winery, and its history is as colourful as it is proud....

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