External Reviews for Coppola Zinfandel Dry Creek Valley Director's Cut
Our Blue Label Merlot has brilliant, deep garnet color with aromas of bright red cherries and clove spice. Supple red plum and black cherry flavors highlight the palate, with subtle notes of light milk chocolate and vanilla bean evident on the long finish.
Tasting Profile: Appearance: Garnet magenta Aromas: Blackberries, plums, cocoa and oak Flavors: Cherries, currants, vanilla bean, cloves Blend: 78% Cabernet Sauvignon 10% Segalin 7% Merlot 5% Cabernet Franc Barrel Regimen: 12 months French oak Alcohol: 13.5% Total Acid: .56g/100ml pH: 3.31
Our Merlot combines fruit from Napa, Sonoma, and Monterey. The flavors and textures unique to each region harmonize beautifully together to create a wine that has dark, succulent fruit balanced by nat
Winemaker's notes:We chose to make a 100% Cabernet Sauvignon rather than blend in other varietals so that we could create a real terroir wine with pure varietal flavor. As a result, the Director's Cu
This Cabernet Sauvignon — with smaller amounts of Malbec, Merlot and Petit Verdot — offers satisfying freshness on the palate, with a backbone of singed herb and high-toned cherry. Stuffed with lush blackberry and cassis on the palate, it’s an all-around likable wine, aged in both French and American oak, which provide a toasty oak note throughout.
A direct, easy-drinking style, with ripe plum and cherry fruit balanced by firm tannins and toasty oak accents. Finishes with a woody aftertaste. Drink now through 2020.