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Napa Old Vine Zinfandel 2005

Winemaker's Notes:

briary varietal Zinfandel. deep raspberry, allspice, cloves and cinnamon, balanced with a center that is fleshy with hints of curry, leather and bright currents. Old Vine complexity and first growth quality.

Region: USA » California » Amador County

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Color: Red
Varietal: Zinfandel
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Scott Harvey Wines:
Our wine company produces wines from Napa Valley and Amador County

External Reviews for Napa Old Vine Zinfandel

External Review
Source: AmericanWinery.com
07/24/2009

briary varietal Zinfandel. deep raspberry, allspice, cloves and cinnamon, balanced with a center that is fleshy with hints of curry, leather and bright currents. Old Vine complexity and first growth quality.


External Review
Source: AmericanWinery.com
04/18/2008

This zin came as a slight surprise to me....It had some typical zin characteristics, but at the same time caught me off-guard with syrah-like tones. The nose in this wine was not overwhelmingly distinct, but the mouthfeel had some great spice to it, yet it also resembled the blackcurrant reduction sauce-like sweetness you would typically find in other varietals. These characteristics, although they might seem conflicting in nature, worked quite well with each other to deliver quite a well-balanced punch...


External Review
Source: AmericanWinery.com
04/21/2008

...which is a great thing in my opinion! The nose is perfume and pomegranate, with the pomegranate notes carrying to the flavor with a kick of spice. The wine is spicy and a bit light for my taste, but would be fantastic served with a light dinner in the summer time when most reds are too heavy but you're not in the mood for whites!


External Review
Source: AmericanWinery.com
04/18/2008

The nose here is slightly medicinal, but also gives off notes of sweet blackberries and delicious plum fruit. This is a bit light bodied for a Zinfandel, but could speak eloquently of the age of the vines, and I'm simply missing it. There is a nice boldness of the fruit and a hint of spice on the finish that is very Zin - or Zen, whichever way you look at it.



briary varietal Zinfandel. deep raspberry, allspice, cloves and cinnamon, balanced with a center that is fleshy with hints of curry, leather and bright currents. Old Vine complexity and first growth quality.

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