Evidently, this was in a dumb phase when I had my first bottle, because it has really come around since then. Not a great wine by any stretch of the imagination, but it's now quite pleasant. Great balance, with no rough edges. Fruity, but not a fruit-bomb. Viscous, but not motor oil. Good finish, but not great. Probably at its peak.
My assessment of this about nine months ago may have been too harsh. This bottle was pleasant. Reasonably well balanced. Certainly not exciting and only slightly better than any number of $12 grocery store Zins, but a good match with pizza or BBQ.
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