Hard to review because this is not characteristic of the varietal, yet a very tasty wine. Jammy blueberry fruit, very extracted, with cedar and som... Read more
good flavor with not much bite from the alcohol.A nice wine with grilled meats. Read more
Surprisingly good, despite the lame name. Read more
Food Pairings for Gnarly Head Zinfandel Lodi Old Vine
Hard to review because this is not characteristic of the varietal, yet a very tasty wine. Jammy blueberry fruit, very extracted, with cedar and some spice tones. None of the characteristic zin pepper. More like a syrah, as others have noted, or even a well-made petite sirah. Good value for a drinkable wine that would go well with a variety of foods from pizza and pasta to burgers and fries. If it were a syrah, I'd give it an 87/88 based on flavor and QPR.
good flavor with not much bite from the alcohol.A nice wine with grilled meats.
Surprisingly good, despite the lame name.
Great tasting zin with lots of fruit flavors and a real mouthful of wine taste and for under $10.00 was a great bargain. Wish I could find more at this price.
Powerful, Spicy from the start, give it a few minutes to breathe and it will smooth out a bit... ate it with some tri-tip, went very well, would also compliment spicy sausage and pasta very well.
Excellent value for the money, 2004 and 2005 are comparable to a Ridge Lytton Springs or an 03 Primitivo. Even when decanted for an hour, the 06 falls flat and isn't worth your time.
Jammy, easy-drinking Zin.
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