3 Mexican Red Wines by ZINFANDEL

Escrito por Vionda

November 20, 2021

Baja California Zinfandel is delicious!

Here are three recommendations of 100% zinfandel Mexican red wines that you can’t miss:


1. VINÍCOLA TOTOL / Valle de Guadalupe, Baja California.

100% Zinfandel / 12 months in American oak barrels

Appearance: ruby red.

Nose: plums, blueberry, blackberry, hibiscus, vanilla bean, cinnamon and light wood notes.

Palate: unctuous, fresh, pleasant acidity, soft tannins and good length.

Ideal for:

Roasted dishes, Duck and pork confit, Mexican food (moles, pipian, adobo), Desserts based on chocolate and red fruits.

Vinícola Totol: https://www.totol.mx/



2. VINÍCOLA TORRES ALEGRE Y FAMILIA / Valle de Guadalupe, Baja California.

Zinfandel 100% / 36 months in new French oak barrels

Appearance: dark ruby red with flashes of brick red.

Nose: red fruits, plums, spices, pepper, port aroma and a subtle aroma of fine woods.

Palate: fruity, velvety tannins, unctuous, round finish.

Ideal for: Mexican food such as moles, game, lamb and desserts with chocolate and vanilla.

Vinícola Torres Alegre & Family: https://www.facebook.com/taoficial



3. VINÍCOLA CHATEAU CAMOU / Valle de Guadalupe, Baja California.

Zinfandel 100% / 18 months in new French oak barrels

Appearance: purplish red

Nose: black fruits such as plums and blackberries, hibiscus flowers, sweet notes of tamarind, vanilla and tobacco.

Palate: lively and fresh, tannins present, good astringency and a slight sensation of sweetness on the finish.

Ideal for: Red meats (cuts), game, rack of lamb, aged cheeses, blue fish such as salmon, ripe red fruit based sauces, Mexican dishes.

Chateau Camou Winery: http://www.chateaucamou.mx/

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE MEXICAN ZINFANDEL? Write it in the comments! Cheers!


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