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Kuleto Estate Zinfandel Napa Valley 2005

Member Review by Mark Angelillo:

Nose is sweet and fruity. This wine is overly sweet in my opinion, almost sickeningly so. Finish is bitter and spicy.

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Kuleto Estate:
In 1992, culinary entrepreneur Pat Kuleto assembled five parcels from cattle ranchers to create a 761-acre ranch of wild hillside land on the eastern edge of the Napa Valley. Marrying the eye of a master designer and the heart of a vintner, Pat perceived the vast potential for a world-class vineyard on the mountainous land overlooking Lake Hennessey, Pritchard Hill and the towns of Rutherford... Read more
In 1992, culinary entrepreneur Pat Kuleto assembled five parcels from cattle ranchers to create a 761-acre ranch of wild hillside land on the eastern edge of the Napa Valley. Marrying the eye of a master designer and the heart of a vintner, Pat perceived the vast potential for a world-class vineyard on the mountainous land overlooking Lake Hennessey, Pritchard Hill and the towns of Rutherford and St. Helena. For Pat, the building of his rustically elegant Tuscan-style home, Villa Cucina, and the planting of the surrounding Kuleto Estate vineyards represented the next step in the evolution of a life committed to gracious living and excellence. Read less

Member Reviews for Kuleto Estate Zinfandel Napa Valley

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2.00 5
06/25/2007

Nose is sweet and fruity. This wine is overly sweet in my opinion, almost sickeningly so. Finish is bitter and spicy.


Snooth User: Philip James
112,553
2.00 5
06/25/2007

A real cigar box wine - unbelievably fruity, with notes of chocolate. A really sweet fruity taste - very overpowering. Sugared prunes?


Snooth User: abithompson
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3.00 5
04/27/2008

Three glasses


External Reviews for Kuleto Estate Zinfandel Napa Valley

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Source: WineGlobe.com
01/29/2009

This is a really beautiful example of how Napa ripens Zin so well, especially in a warm vintage. The wine is exuberant in black currant, chocolate and coffee fruit flavors that are complexed with smooth, firm tannins and a gentle backbone of




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