The nose offers strawberries and oyster shells. More tart on the palate, it has strawberry-rhubarb with a chaser of cranberry. Oyster shells linger in the background throughout. A hint of lime lingers on the finish. Dry and very crisp, this would pair well with a lentil salad. Try this lentil salad with baked beets, spinach, and yogurt-mint dressing, from Food & Style. Recommended (88). DH

WHO: Judd’s Hill
WHAT: 50% Zinfandel, 50% Syrah
WHERE:  California, Napa Valley
WHEN: 2011

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*Recipe and feature image courtesy of Food & Style.


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