Wine for the Weekend: 2012 Seghesio Family Vineyards Sonoma County Zinfandel

2012 Seghesio Family Vineyards Sonoma County Zinfandel


Color – dark ruby.

Nose – black fruits, dried herbs, spice and even a touch of smoked meat.

Initial taste – smooth and a bit brambly wine full of black cherry and black raspberry fruit plus some lovely spice notes.

Finish  – medium-bodied Zin also features nice touches of vanilla, chocolate and wonderful dusty tannins that lead into the long, dry finish.

Wine is  87% Zinfandel, 9% Petite Sirah, 2% Carignane and 2% Syrah from Alexander Valley and Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma, California.  This wine was one of  Wine Spectator’s Top 100 wines for 2013.   An excellent buy!!!
The Price is $17.00

Ixel Balamke

Ixel Balamke was one of the two founding members of Sekhet-Bast-Ra in Oklahoma City. Currently living in the Twin Cities, she is currently the LBM of Leaping Laughter Lodge. She also is a Meanad and lover of fine wines. Her life long partner Hunahpu and she are well known for their Wine Tastings at NOTOCON. Together they have a small wine cellar that currently holds over 300 bottles.

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