Wine for the Weekend: Cigar Zin Old Vine Zinfandel

Cigar Zin Old Vine Zindfandel


Ixel Balamke’s wine notes

Color – purple (love the color)

Aroma – dense black fruits and tobacco (not surprised given the name)

Initial taste – Huge black fruits with dark chocolate and tobacco.

Finish – Rich dense black fruit nice length of tannins with large notes of crushed pepper, dark chocolate and cigars.

A big wine for only $16.

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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