The second generation is now getting into the act - Josh Beckett has been the Peachy Canyon winemaker since 2003.
I tried the Peachy Canyon Incredible Red Zinfandel at Spiedini, in the J.R. Marriott Hotel in the Las Vegas suburb of Summerlin. It’s a favorite restaurant for my wife and I when we visit. The big sin in Sin City would be missing an opportunity to dine here. A 100% Zinfandel wine at 14.9% abv, this one isn’t shy. The wine was offered by the glass, and if I remember correctly it cost about $12. I’ve seen it by the bottle for less than that at Trader Joe’s over the past few years.
This Zin is medium dark in color with a pretty purple around the rim. Brilliant aromas of blueberry dance with notes of black pepper and sage. The palate is just as fruit-forward, with big blueberry and black cherry flavors residing on base of savory black olive. It was great with the prosciutto wrapped pork tenderloins.
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