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Primary Notes: Blackberries, Black Cherry Black Liquorice, Cinnamon,
Secondary Notes: Chocolate
Acidity: Medium -
Alcohol (%): 15.5
Origin & Awards
Origin: Napa Valley, California, USA
Maker: The Prisoner Wine Co.
Grape: Primitivo (Zinfandel, Crljenak Kastelanski)
Fermentation: Slight Wood
Awards: >90 pts
Decanting: >1 hour
Serving Temperature: Best served between 16–18 degrees.
Asian Food Pairing: Korean BBQ Ribs (Gal-bi), five-spice braised beef, sticky chicken wings
Western Food Pairing: BBQ Baby Back Ribs, Five Spice Crusted Ahi Tuna
The Prisoner Saldo Zinfandel NV
The Prisoner Saldo Zinfandel has a dark ruby colour. Bold aromas of black liquorice, black pepper and cherries. Rich and full on the palate with soft velvety tannins. Juicy blackberry and cherry flavours with a hint of chocolate and baking spice.
Fun Fact: "Saldo" means balance in Spanish.
Blend of Zinfandel, Petite Syrah and Syrah. Saldo features outstanding fruit from Dry Creek, Lodi, and Amador, where Zinfandel has been thriving for decades.
The Prisoner Wine Company works with passionate growers to source varietals from vineyards and appellations across California. Alongside a family of growers, The Prisoner winemaking team pushes boundaries as they craft a selection of unexpected, yet artful wines. The Prisoner Wine Company is located on the legendary Highway 29 in Napa Valley.
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AWARDS & ACCOLADES
WILFRED WONG OF - 93 POINTS
Saldo Zinfandel gushes forward with excellent power without taking over the palate. This remarkable wine offers a lasting impression of palate pleasures. TASTING NOTES: This wine offers alluring aromas and flavors of black fruit, savory spices, licorice, and oak. Serve it with roast duck topped with a cassis sauce. (Tasted: February 15, 2021, San Francisco, CA)
This posh, smooth and layered wine is well packed with blackberry and blueberry flavors and sprinkled with black and white pepper. A very full body and velvety tannins give it a broad, mouth-coating texture that helps carry all that tasty fruit flavor through the finish.