I love the Robert Biale Black Chicken Zinfandel, but I like this one a lot also. For me, this Zinfandel defines the point where if it is any more ripe or jammy, then I don’t want it. Unfortunately for me and a few others that I know, the mass market wants them with as much jam and raisin character as they can get.
This wine is big and spicy with a lot of blackberry and pepper. It feels wonderful in the mouth, and I shed a tear when the bottle was empty.