Waxy black fruits, cherries, and leather are followed by milk chocolate. Sweet fruit and pastry create a simple crowd-pleaser at a reasonable price. Drink with barbecue pork sandwiches. Recommended. 87 points. DBH

WHO: Pedroncelli
WHAT: Zinfandel
WHEN: 2014
DESIGNATION: Mother Clone
WHERE: Dry Creek Valley, California
HOW MUCH: $17 (media sample)
POINTS: 87