ZinPunk is a classic blend that transcends time, awakening SAM ZinPunk’s first venture into wine in some of the most classic old vine Zin vineyards 20 years ago. Two classic old vine vineyards, Dante Dusi and Rotta are blended with big jammy blueberry Petite Sirah to fill out the mid pallet and earthy fruit and tannins of Tannat to bring a big long finish....
Thanksgiving Recipe Pairing from the Cypher Kitchen:
Wine Infused Cranberry Sauce
- 1 3/4 cups 2017 ZinPunk
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup (packed) golden brown sugar
- 6 whole cloves
- 6 whole allspice
- 2 cinnamon sticks
- 1 3x1-inch strip orange peel
- 1 12-ounce bag fresh cranberries
- Pour a sip of wine into your Cypher wine tumbler :-)
- Combine all ingredients except cranberries in medium saucepan.
- Bring to boil over medium-high heat, stirring until sugar dissolves.
- Reduce heat and simmer until reduced to 1 3/4 cups, about 10 minutes.
- Strain syrup into large saucepan.
- Add cranberries to syrup and cook over medium heat until berries burst, about 6 minutes.
- Transfer to medium bowl. Cover and refrigerte until cold.
- Can be made up to 1 week ahead. Keep refrigerated