David Coffaro Zinfandel Dry Creek Valley 2010

Member Review by WineborkDotCom:

The label (Dry Creek Zin, 15.6% alcohol) and young age suggest a bruiser. But what's in the bottle is a silky-smooth, rich, delicious red without any harshness, tough tannin, or heat. The dark cherry, plum, and spicy berry fruit courses across the palate, while the texture is almost Pinot Noir-like in its elegance and velvety feel. In this sense it reminds me of some of the better Edmeades Zins from Mendocino (the ones that don't erode your epithelial tissue). This wine was purchased for under $20 as part of the excellent Coffaro futures program, and it was a steal at that price. Drinking beautifully in its infancy. Retail price estimated.

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David Coffaro Vineyard & Winery:
David Coffaro Estate Vineyard is dedicated to making premium wines at a fair price. We have a large selection of wines which are offered under the "Crazy Coffaro Futures Program," a system that lets us provide the consumer with premium wine at the best possible prices.

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Snooth User: WineborkDotCom
38982702
4.00 5
Vintage: 2007 11/04/2009

The label (Dry Creek Zin, 15.6% alcohol) and young age suggest a bruiser. But what's in the bottle is a silky-smooth, rich, delicious red without any harshness, tough tannin, or heat. The dark cherry, plum, and spicy berry fruit courses across the palate, while the texture is almost Pinot Noir-like in its elegance and velvety feel. In this sense it reminds me of some of the better Edmeades Zins from Mendocino (the ones that don't erode your epithelial tissue). This wine was purchased for under $20 as part of the excellent Coffaro futures program, and it was a steal at that price. Drinking beautifully in its infancy. Retail price estimated.


Snooth User: WineborkDotCom
38982702
4.50 5
Vintage: 2004 01/22/2010

(Review of Dec. 2006.) I'm ashamed to say this is the first bottle I've tried of David Coffaro Zinfandel. It is outstanding, reminding me of some of the best Ridge Lytton Springs Zins from the past - but at a cost at least $10 lower than those wines. Classic briary, fruit-laden Zinfandel nose, tremendous richess and balance in the flavors. Mouth-coating layers of deep plum and spicy berry fruit. Altogether excellent wine! I look forward to trying some more of this winery's production.


Snooth User: joshwoodward
129954234
3.50 5
Vintage: 2001 05/15/2009

Light, hot, spicy, light sweetness, raspberry and cherry.



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