The 2005 Sausal 50-year old vine “Family” Estate grown Zinfandel from the Alexander Valley has aromas of blackberry and bubblegum. Flavors of pronounced boysenberry, black cherry and briar fill the palette with a whisper of sweet wood. Tight and earthy, it is a full-bodied berrylicious wine with a silky, medium-long finish; Drink now. 3,000 case production.

Rating: 88 | $19 | 14.5% ABV