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Zin·fan·del

 (zĭn′fən-dĕl′)
n.
1. A variety of red grape grown extensively in California.
2. A dry red wine made from this grape.

[Origin unknown.]

Zinfandel

(ˈzɪnfənˌdɛl)
n
(Brewing) a Californian wine grape originally transplanted from Europe and producing a quick-maturing fruity red wine
[C19: of unknown origin]

zin•fan•del

(ˈzɪn fənˌdɛl)

n.
1. a black vinifera grape, grown in California.
2. a dry red wine made from this grape.
[1895–1900; orig. uncertain]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Zinfandel - small black grape grown chiefly in California; transplanted from Europe
zinfandel - dry fruity red wine from California
common grape vine, vinifera, vinifera grape, Vitis vinifera - common European grape cultivated in many varieties; chief source of Old World wine and table grapes
2.zinfandel - dry fruity red wine from Californiazinfandel - dry fruity red wine from California
red wine - wine having a red color derived from skins of dark-colored grapes
Zinfandel - small black grape grown chiefly in California; transplanted from Europe
Translations

Zinfandel

nZinfandel m, kalifornischer trockener Rotwein
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It is in fact Crljenak Kastelanski from the Dalmatian coast in Croatia.
professor at the University of California at Davis, identified Zinfandel's origins as that of a Croatian grape, Crljenak Kastelanski.
Last December, researchers at the University of California at Davis determined that Zinfandel is the same as the Croatian grape Crljenak kastelanski.