Wines by Mail
The Windsor Vineyards wines that follow are available through the winery's catalog (800/ 333-9987) or its tasting room in Healdsburg (308-B Center St.). Prices vary based on quantity ordered. Wines are rated on a scale of one to four corks: one cork, no flaws; two corks, good; three corks, excellent; four corks, world-class.
Windsor 1995 Merlot
A medium-bodied wine with toasted oak, black olive, black cherry, geranium, and woodspice characteristics. 2.5 corks.
Windsor 1996 Carignane
A multilayered spicy and dusty nose leading to flavors of blackberry and anise in a light, fruity style. A red wine that's chillable. 3 corks.
Windsor 1997 Semillon
Fresh hay in the nose, with pineapple, citrus, peach, and floral notes. Clean, crisp and refreshing. 3.5 corks.
Windsor 1995 Zinfandel
(Signature Series, Alexander Valley)
A big wine with luscious, jammy blackberry and raspberry fruit, alluring spice, and a deft touch of vanillin oak. 4 corks.
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From the July 30-Aug. 5, 1998 issue of the Sonoma County Independent.
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