Frank Family Vineyards Zinfandel Napa Valley 2009
94 points Connoisseurs' Guide: ...goes beyond being tasty and delivers complexing elements of briary spice and sweet oak... It runs into some very evident tannin and fights with a bit of finishing heat, but it still earns high marks for its richness and depth, and it has terrific potential for another four to six years of growth. (Jan 2012)
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The 2009 Zinfandel is bright scarlet in color and possesses aromas of raspberries, plums, leather, brown sugar and white pepper. Medium bodied on the palate, flavors of sweet plum and caramel are balanced with silky tannins, earthiness and a kick of spice and acidity.
Opaque purple. A complex, heady bouquet evokes candied dark berries, vanilla and mocha, with a spicy topnote. Lush and expansive, offering gently sweet, oak-spiced cassis and blueberry flavors that gain energy in the glass. In a plush, polished style, finishing with smooth tannins and lingering spiciness.
(raised in 100% new French oak; 15% alcohol): Opaque purple. A complex, heady bouquet evokes candied dark berries, vanilla and mocha, with a spicy topnote. Lush and expansive, offering gently sweet, oak-spiced cassis and blueberry flavors that gai... Stephen Tanzers IWC. A Zinfandel wine from California in USA. 2009 Frank Family Zinfandel 750ml
There no disputing that this wine is ripe, but its balance and its stunning appointment of well-defined fruit are keen reminders enough that ripe wine, when balanced, can be delicious. This one, in fact, goes beyond being tasty and delivers complexin... Connoisseurs Guide. A Zinfandel wine from California in USA. 2009 Frank Family Zinfandel 750ml
A very zinny Zin, packed with the varietyandrsquo;s briary blackberry, anise, dark chocolate, bacon and crushed black-pepper flavors. Itandrsquo;s the wineryandrsquo;s best Zinfandel since the 2006 vintage.
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