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Manzanita Creek Zinfandel Dry Creek Valley Three Vines 2009

Editorial Review by Gregory Dal Piaz:

There’s some definite heat on the nose here, with dusty powder cocoa tones over a distinct smoky char and burnt marshmallow. The fruit is rather subdued with blackberry and blueberry tones. This is round, soft and mouth-filling with some attractive dark berry and blueberry fruit tones supported by a somewhat hard foundation of slightly raw, oaky tannins. It’s not unpleasant but this is definitely woody yet the fruit is attractive. Aromatically this smells like a fire, in the mouth it’s much better with rich, sweet, and slightly obvious fruit. 86pts

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Manzanita Creek Winery:
Manzanita Creek Wines are bold and beautiful. Big Zins with muscle. My favorite is the 05 Stealth from Alexander Valley and a fab 05 Handal Petite Sirah

Editorial Reviews for Manzanita Creek Zinfandel Dry Creek Valley Three Vines

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065213,702
3.00 5
Vintage: 2008 02/14/2011

There’s some definite heat on the nose here, with dusty powder cocoa tones over a distinct smoky char and burnt marshmallow. The fruit is rather subdued with blackberry and blueberry tones. This is round, soft and mouth-filling with some attractive dark berry and blueberry fruit tones supported by a somewhat hard foundation of slightly raw, oaky tannins. It’s not unpleasant but this is definitely woody yet the fruit is attractive. Aromatically this smells like a fire, in the mouth it’s much better with rich, sweet, and slightly obvious fruit. 86pts


Member Reviews for Manzanita Creek Zinfandel Dry Creek Valley Three Vines

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Snooth User: rajman
7974618
4.50 5
03/18/2011

Four and a half glasses


Snooth User: winejack1
72235317
4.00 5
Vintage: 2008 01/08/2011

This is a solid buy, It is available at Costco for under $16. I think. We love the smooth, jammy Zins with deep color and a long finish. The 2007 was a little bigger. That said, the 2008 is very bright and a bit more food friendly... more like the 2002 that got 97 points. Cheers,


Snooth User: kim i am
78953513
5.00 5
Vintage: 2008 03/04/2011

Five glasses


Snooth User: Jon of Sonoma
36256362
4.00 5
Vintage: 2005 03/07/2008

An excellent and reasonably priced bottle of Zinfandel. Dry and complex, which will improve with another year in the cellar.


Snooth User: athenablu
9948611
5.00 5
Vintage: 2005 11/21/2008

Five glasses



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