Snooth – January 2012
What is it with guys named Mike and Zinfandel? I’ve only had one year, though several vintages, of Michael Talty’s wines and I can honestly say they are a revelation. The perfumes and finesse these wines show are absolutely Burgundian, or as Burgundian as you’re gonna get with Zinfandel.
If you’re looking for power, there are better options out there. If you want to see and smell Zinfandel like never before, you have to try a Talty Zinfandel and pair it with food. Not just the bronto burgers and bison ribs that Zins naturally partner, these wines work with more elegant food. I’ve had great success pairing them with Italian food in particular!
This is the Opera of Zinfandel.
Gregory Dal Piaz