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Hartford Family Winery Hartford Zinfandel Fanucchi Wood Road Vineyard 2008

Member Review by WineborkDotCom:

If there's a doubt in your mind that top Zinfandels can stand with the world's best wines, you just need to try this one. (Of course at $50/bottle or more, it had better be good.). This wine has tremendous power and richness yet is beautifully balanced and in control. Deep, complex nose starts with raspberry compote, currants, chocolate, charcoal, spice, but over time a whole range of dark berries and savory spices floats through. In the mouth, there is some detectable heat from the alcohol when the wine is first opened, but this quickly disappears into the ocean of flavor. Despite its density, it doesn't come across as heavy or clumsy in the mouth, but rather regal and seamless. It actually goes very well with rich main courses. Spectacular Zinfandel.

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Member Reviews for Hartford Family Winery Hartford Zinfandel Fanucchi Wood Road Vineyard

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Snooth User: WineborkDotCom
38982702
5.00 5
Vintage: 2006 08/08/2010

If there's a doubt in your mind that top Zinfandels can stand with the world's best wines, you just need to try this one. (Of course at $50/bottle or more, it had better be good.). This wine has tremendous power and richness yet is beautifully balanced and in control. Deep, complex nose starts with raspberry compote, currants, chocolate, charcoal, spice, but over time a whole range of dark berries and savory spices floats through. In the mouth, there is some detectable heat from the alcohol when the wine is first opened, but this quickly disappears into the ocean of flavor. Despite its density, it doesn't come across as heavy or clumsy in the mouth, but rather regal and seamless. It actually goes very well with rich main courses. Spectacular Zinfandel.


Snooth User: Remington S
9266556
4.50 5
Vintage: 2006 01/18/2011

Four and a half glasses


Snooth User: Remington S
9266556
4.50 5
Vintage: 2004 01/18/2011

Four and a half glasses


Snooth User: 97mjr
339902,159
0.00 5
Vintage: 2003 03/04/2009

[$39] ripe blackberry, blueberry; blackberry liqueur, chocolate. Among the many great offerings we agreed this was the best.


Snooth User: TheWineNazi
2866738
5.00 5
Vintage: 2001 07/18/2007

Five glasses


Snooth User: TheWineNazi
2866738
5.00 5
Vintage: 2000 07/18/2007

Five glasses


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Tasting Notes:

The 2008 Fanucchi-Wood Road Vineyard Zinfandel displays ripe blackberry and black raspberry aromas and flavors along with silky chocolate notes on the finish. Carrying on the tradition of this ancient vineyard, the 2008 Fanucchi-Wood Road Zinfandel has a tremendously dense texture complemented by big fruit and great power.

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Aged 10 months in French Oak.


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