Wine Basics — Grape Varietals 101: Zinfandel (aka: Primitivo)
An introductory guide to Zinfandel wine. Everything you need to know about the grape variety including flavour, food pairings, growing regions...
Try a Zinfandel wine if you like Grenache or Syrah. Overview of the Zinfandel wine varietal (Not to be confused with the wine style âWhite Zinfandel.â ) This red wine is dark fruit driven with lots of body and high alcohol, but velvety smooth tannins. Why we like the Zinfandel varietal, grape...
Wine Basics — Grape Varietals 101: Syrah (aka: Shiraz)
An introductory guide to Syrah / Shiraz wine. Everything you need to know about the grape variety including flavour, food pairings, growing regions...
Try Syrah / Shiraz Wine if You Like Malbec, Zinfandel, or Chateauneuf-du-Pape Overview of the Syrah Wine Varietal Medium to full body, medium to high tannins, high acidity How To Pronounce the grape Syrah: Sear-AH Why We Like Syrah Wine The style varies depending on the region Some Syrah tastes...
Reviewed on August 03, 2016
Awesome wine! It starts out with a smoky, peppery flavour that softens to a sweet dark fruit. I love the complexity of the flavours. A very unique wine.
Reviewed on June 15, 2016
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About the Producer
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
In April 2002, Laurent Michel Givry, a native of Toulouse, France and a veteran of the wine industry, started Elite Wines with small, eclectic, and yet good valued wines from France and Spain. The reception was very encouraging and inspiring and with such support from the marketplace it is no surprise...