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2002 Big Ass Zinfandel

2002 Big Ass Zinfandel
Varietal: Zinfandel Vintage: 2003
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About Zinfandel

California's own grape variety. Red Zinfandel (not to be confused with "white" Zinfandel) can produce full-bodied wines packed with ripe berry fruit and smooth tannins. Flavors of blackberries and spicy pepper.

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8 Reviews

    I think the label speaks more to the adolescent judgement and humor of this winery's management than to the wine itself.

    11/07/2006 Dale McCoig
    • Rater Rank 6,531
    • Number of Ratings 8
    • Average 3.375

    The taste was perfect, not too sweet, but light, and delicious. Perfect without a side dish.

    4/19/2007 Marcia Barnes
    • Rater Rank 7,405
    • Number of Ratings 2
    • Average 4.5

    Very bold red.

    11/12/2007 Tracy Carpenter
    • Rater Rank 4,248
    • Number of Ratings 6
    • Average 2.83333333333

    Very nice zin. Good color and flavor. Bold taste, but not overpowering

    1/22/2008 Randy Buck
    • Number of Ratings 1

    " Big Ass Taste!" loved it!

    9/22/2008 Amdrea Missant
    • Rater Rank 1,966
    • Number of Ratings 10
    • Average 3.7

    Was great with a sircoin burger very bold.

    10/08/2008 William Hanley
    • Rater Rank 2,482
    • Number of Ratings 8
    • Average 4.5

    all thus are able to enjoy.

    10/08/2008 Roma Mclay
    • Rater Rank 2,164
    • Number of Ratings 9
    • Average 4.44444444444

    I liked the soft fruitness, it was light without being overly sweet.

    12/30/2008 jane halcomb perez
    • Rater Rank 3,103
    • Number of Ratings 2
    • Average 4.5


17 recipes match for this wine.

  • Summer Berry Cobbler Desserts can be tricky to match with wine, but when berries are involved, the quest becomes easier. Try this recipe, which makes 6 to 8 servings, with a fruitful Zinfandel,almost any slightly sweet wine... Get The Recipe
    Pulled Pork Sandwich What to do with that leftover pork tenderloin? Turn it into a delicious sandwich, and pour a glass of... Get The Recipe
    Cabernet Sauvignon Ice Cream Our friends at Alexander Valley Vineyards came up with this wonderful recipe a few years ago. We've tried it with Cabernet Sauvignon as the recipe calls for, as well as Merlot, Primitivo, Cabernet Franc and Zinfandel... and every time, it turns out delicious! It's best made with an ice cream maker, and if you have such a machine, it's extremely easy to assemble. Enjoy! Get The Recipe
    Tomato Pesto Pasta A wonderful match with Cabernet Sauvignon, this recipe helps bring out the fruitful quality of the wine. It also matches nicely with other red wines, and serves 4. Get The Recipe
    Pan Fried Lamb Chops This recipe, which makes 4 servings, features flavors that can be enjoyed with virtually any red wine. Turn it into a complete meal with a side dish jasmine rice. Get The Recipe
  • Beef Rib Eye With Sweet Onion Topping This dish pairs beautifully with Syrah a.k.a. Shiraz, as well as Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel, and red blends. This recipe makes 4 servings Get The Recipe
    Grilled Figs With Gorgonzola Summer may be waning, but the grilling season continues. Petite Sirah, Zinfandela bold red blend would match nicely with this dish, which makes a wonderful starter course. This recipe makes enough to fill a party pass-around platter... Get The Recipe
    Tuscan Style Roasted Game Hens If you're looking for a change from turkey, ham this holiday season, try this easy-to-prepare dish that matches well with both white and red wines. It serves 6... Get The Recipe
    Sausage Jambalaya This recipe makes a great meal, especially on a cold day. Try it with Syrah, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon. And if you'd like to save a few fat grams, substitute turkey sausage for the beef. This recipe makes 8 servings. Get The Recipe
    Chestnut Cake You don't have to wait until Christmas to enjoy chestnuts. Try this recipe with Zinfandel Primitivo for a special dessert. It makes 10 to 12 servings, depending on who's wielding the knife. CHESTNUT CAKE Ingredients... Get The Recipe
  • Radicchio Risotto Try this dish with a big red wine such as Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon. It makes 4 servings. Get The Recipe
    Marinated London Broil This dish, the centerpiece of a sit-down dinner, matches beautifully with Zinfandel and other fruity red wines. Get The Recipe
    Boeuf Bourgogne This family-sized recipe hails from the Burgundy region of France. It matches beautifully with California Petite Sirah, and Zinfandel. Get The Recipe
    Veal Lasagne This recipe, which makes 4 servings, matches beautifully with Zinfandel - red, that is. Get The Recipe
    Broccoli Sweet Onion And Pecan Salad A flavorful salad that matches with both white and red wines - particularly Sauvignon Blanc, Zinfandel and Shiraz - this recipe makes 6 servings as a side dish,about 3 as a main dish. Get The Recipe
  • Smoked Salmon Penne Pasta In a world of anything-goes-food-and-wine pairing, we're on the lookout for recipes that match well with red OR white wines. This is one such recipe, and it makes two servings... Get The Recipe
    Pork Tenderloin With Tart Cherry Port And Caraway Sauce This delicious recipe from Sonoma County's J. Fritz Winery matches beautifully with almost any red wine. It makes 4 to 6 servings. Get The Recipe
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