Zinfandel Wine Information
Zinfandel wine is probably one of the first wines an average wine lover tastes. It is usually a deep red colored wine with robust tannins but the more famous one is its rose variety called White Zinfandel or White Zin. The main reason why this wine is famous is because it is non-alcoholic, has no calories and has a pleasing after-taste which keeps you wanting to have more of it. Its grape variety also known as Zinfandel is a black-skinned grape which grows in California vineyards. As far as the availability is concerned, it is now available in most parts of the world in both the varieties.
As far as tasting Zinfandel is concerned, it all depends on the ripeness of the grape and fermentation process. One may get candid flavors of jam, cheery, black pepper, plum, anise, cranberry, licorice along with a bit smoky finish. This wine tastes bold as compared to its counterparts while the white one has a sweeter taste. As far as food pairings are concerned, one can pair it with pizza, burger, pasta, Mexican dishes in commonality. Formally, it also goes with thick spicy curries, pork, rich milk cheeses, and flavored vegetables.