Kenwood Vineyards Jack London Vineyard Zinfandel 2006
A little light at first but turning more lightly spiced blackberry jammy with air. Nice a clean with a really lovely bit of bramble but the alcohol is a touch obvious. A bit of brownie and forest floor completes the nose. Nice and dry on entry with some tannin offering a nice bit of grab. The flavors are fresh if not terribly intense, strawberry and black raspberry jam. Crisp finish, turns a touch astringent and shows some heat. 87ptsAdd winemaker's notes
Editorial Reviews for Kenwood Vineyards Jack London Vineyard Zinfandel
A little light at first but turning more lightly spiced blackberry jammy with air. Nice a clean with a really lovely bit of bramble but the alcohol is a touch obvious. A bit of brownie and forest floor completes the nose. Nice and dry on entry with some tannin offering a nice bit of grab. The flavors are fresh if not terribly intense, strawberry and black raspberry jam. Crisp finish, turns a touch astringent and shows some heat. 87pts
External Reviews for Kenwood Vineyards Jack London Vineyard Zinfandel
92 points - Wine Enthusiast Intense aroma of ripe blackberries accented by hints of vanilla & spice, followed by flavors of ripe plums and a long, elegant finish. The wild berry and spicy flavors of this rich and elegant Zinfandel are a perfect complement to tomato sauce dishes, grilled fish and steak, and rich chocolate desserts.
Save 35% During Our Black Friday Weekend Sale! The label is iconic; author Jack London lived in Sonoma County and his ranch is now owned by the California Parks Department. But the lava-terraced vineyards on the ranch are farmed by Kenwood Vineyards who produce this exceptional Zinfandel. The wolf head label tells you it’s the Jack London Vineyard bottling from the outside, but inside, it’s the wine that tells you .This unique zinfandel from low yield grapes has intensity and depth as well as elegance and style- ipe berry and spice flavors with nuances of mint and gravel. A 92 point Editors Choice in Wine Enthusiast Magazine which said “This Zin shows classic Sonoma County character, but it’s also a tannic, young wine that wants a little time in the bottle. Tasted at the age of two, it’s astringent and jammy, with pepper-infused blackberry and mulberry flavors and a gamey touch of smoked beef. Give it until mid-2009, when it will be fantastic with grilled beef.” Expires 11/29 at 11:59 PM ET 15% Case discount not valid on Black Friday Sale wines.
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Ripe aromas of raspberries and strawberries blended with notes of chocolate-covered cherries and white pepper; rich, viscous body with red fruit flavor and a long finish.
|Alcohol: 14.5%||pH: 5.95|
|Total Acidity: 3.75 grams per liter|
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