Zinfandel Red Wine

The Zinfandel collection at Bottle Barn is unsurpassed thanks to our close relationship with winegrowers in Sonoma and Napa. Zinfandel is a red grape variety first grown early in California’s history often producing robust red wines.

What kind of wine is Zinfandel? Zinfandel can produces a range of styles, from bold and robust reds to sweet rosés, showcasing flavors of ripe berries, jammy fruits, pepper, and spice. What is Zinfandel’s history? With genetic roots proven to Croatia's ancient grape Crljenak Kaštelanski, Zinfandel found its prominence in California during the 19th century Gold Rush, gaining popularity for its adaptable nature and versatility in winemaking.

What does a Zinfandel wine taste like? Zinfandel wines often exhibit a spectrum of flavors, including bright red fruit like raspberry, blackberry, and cherry, intertwined with spicy notes of black pepper, cinnamon, and a hint of licorice, offering a lush and jammy mouthfeel with moderate tannins.

Serving Tips for Zinfandel wines: Serving Zinfandel involves slightly chilling lighter styles to accentuate fruitiness, or serving fuller-bodied versions at cellar temperature, pairing them with barbecue dishes, grilled meats, or spicy cuisine to complement its vibrant flavors and versatility.