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Bubo Zinfandel Old Vine 2009

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Bubo is the Latin word for "owl" and the name of the goddess Athena's magical owl. Throughout history, owls have been regarded with fascination and associated with prosperity, good fortune, and a natural method of controlling pests. Owls that inhabit vineyards where grapes are grown are treasured because of their role as long-term stewards of the land.

Region: USA » California

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  • 2009

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Winery: Bubo
Color: Red
Varietal: Zinfandel
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Editorial Reviews for Bubo Zinfandel Old Vine

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065213,802
2.50 5
01/09/2012

Gentle chocolate and cherry aromas on the nose are accented with hints of dried pine cone and a touch of rubber. Big and plush on entry, this is fairly large scaled but delivers simple but rich pine and cocoa touched cherry fruit. Falls flat on the finish. 83pts


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Snooth User: Nicki Gig
1783064,202
2.50 5
01/08/2012

juicy and jammy, fruit forward with a bit of bramble. very easy to drink and perhaps fun for casual parties. nothing really special to it.


Snooth User: Rich Tomko
1034442,854
3.00 5
01/13/2012

enjoyed this wine; will say, a bit unusual for me to taste oak and berry at the same time


Snooth User: Kirsy
8805431,786
2.00 5
01/06/2012

green leafy taste! unripe fruit.


Snooth User: dirk hallen
72949769
3.50 5
01/31/2011

Three and a half glasses



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<p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: arial; line-height: normal; font-size: small;">This Old Vine Zinfandel is made from 30 plus-year-old vineyards. Rich aromas and flavors of plum, blackberry, pepper and chocolate are balanced by oak influences. This luscious combination of aromas and flavors culminate with a spicy finish, a characteristic of great Old Vine Zinfandels.<br />&nbsp;<br /><br /></span></p>

Wine Specs:

Total Acidity: 0.57 grams per liter

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