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Cougars Leap Black Rock Cuvee Zinfandel Red Hills Lake County 2010

Editorial Review by Gregory Dal Piaz:

Floral and spicy oak aromas top a nice base of peppery pastrami-like meatiness. This is fairly tight in the mouth and needs a little time to tame the lightly aggressive tannins. Dark, jammy strawberry fruit and lovely spice notes emerge on the mid-palate followed by layered vanilla, black raspberry fruit, and French oak spice on end of moderately long, moderately tannic finish. A little atypical, but I really like this. 90 points

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Varietal: Zinfandel
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Editorial Reviews for Cougars Leap Black Rock Cuvee Zinfandel Red Hills Lake County

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
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03/18/2013

Floral and spicy oak aromas top a nice base of peppery pastrami-like meatiness. This is fairly tight in the mouth and needs a little time to tame the lightly aggressive tannins. Dark, jammy strawberry fruit and lovely spice notes emerge on the mid-palate followed by layered vanilla, black raspberry fruit, and French oak spice on end of moderately long, moderately tannic finish. A little atypical, but I really like this. 90 points



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