Dry Creek Vineyards, Old Vine Zinfandel 2005 By Paul Lukacs | Published Apr 25, 2008 8:00 AM Drink SHARE ($28)Full of spicy, briary flavors, zinfandel is a good partner for many south-of-the-border dishes. While zins can taste overly hot and alcoholic, this one is well-balanced and harmonious. MORE TO READ RELATED How To Open Champagne Like A Swashbuckling Sommelier Grab an ice-cold bottle of bubbles and your favorite sword and you’re in business. READ NOW RELATED Ringing in Nowruz—Napa Valley-Style A California winemaker’s story of heritage, craft, and celebration for the Persian New Year. RELATED Reviving the Lost Art of Ireland’s Small Batch Whiskey Bonding Traditions Craft distillers and blenders are reimagining their island’s famed spirit.