RED | SEXY WITH SUBSTANCE Lively, satisfying, and quite simply delicious
WHAT WE TASTE Strawberry jam on toast
PERFECT PAIRING This wine goes magically with pizza, pasta, and all meats, even pork and chicken - don’t be scared to add a little spice either. Our favourite match is an Indian curry!
TEMP CHECK Perfect at room temperature, if it’s a bit hot outside, don’t be scared to put it in the fridge for 10 minutes.
ABOUT CLINE Fred Cline learned a love for farming from his grandfather Valeriano Jacuzzi at their ranch in Oakley. This area in Contra Costa County was a center for immigrants who planted some of the original grapevines. After bringing these forgotten vines back to life, Fred and his friend Bobby Cannard developed The Green String method of “beyond sustainable” farming. Students at Green String learn how to respect the earth and respond to the needs of their environment as they raise food that brought health to local populations. So they preserve the past and protect the land for the future. We love them.
OUR FAVE THING ABOUT THIS WINE After his success with the Cline Ancient Vines Zinfandel, Fred looked for other regions to work his magic, and came across Lodi. Proud, earnest and independent growers have been making their living in this area and passing the farming tradition from generation to generation. Vineyards date back to 1942!
THE TECHNICAL STUFF Place: Lodi, California, USA Grape: Zinfandel Style: Delicious, and not too heavy