3 wines to try, buy and put by

A super luscious style zinfandel, a pitch-perfect sauvignon blanc and an organic Chilean with a deep and lengthy finish.

29th September, 2012
Clos du Val Zinfandel, Napa Valley 2007: exuberant west coast immediacy.


Clos Du Val is one of the few class-leading Californian wineries where hype correlates with price. The French-owned winery has an interest in seeing its wines worldwide, so has categories of wines for general sale, such as this one. Clos Du Val appears to be getting out of zinfandel (and into cabernet sauvignon and pinot noir) so I buy up a few bottles every time I see it on sale. A super luscious...

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