Ravenswood 2000 Vintners Blend California Zinfandel ($11.69)
Clear dark reddish-purple color, with a pleasant scent of berries with a somewhat green and sappy aroma in the background. Full mixed-berry fruit and lemon-squirt acidity, fruity but a bit on the tart side for Zin, which I don't usually think of as a high-acid wine. It's good, though, and makes a better-than-average food wine. US Importer: (Aug 9, 2002)

FOOD MATCH: Fine with a pizza topped with Italian sausage, green olives, green peppers and onions.

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