Peachy Canyon Winery 2002 Paso Robles "Incredible Red" Bin 115 Zinfandel ($10.99)
Very dark purple with bright reddish-violet glints. Although it's on the simple side, its fresh mixed-berry scent is natural and appealing. Very ripe and jammy berry flavors are built on acidity sufficient to hold it together; in fact, it tightens up nicely with a good tangy squirt of lemon in the finish. Not too big to marry well with food, but its lush, exuberant fruit makes it a natural for sipping as an aperitif. US Importer: (May 19, 2005)
FOOD MATCH: It's not Italian, but it might as well have been for its amiable pairing with spaghetti and ground-buffalo meatballs in Italian-American "gravy."
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