Ravenswood Barricia Sonoma Zinfandel 2007

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The 2007 Barricia is likely the most perfumed wine of the Single Vineyard Designates, eliciting ethereal qualities on...

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The vineyard was originally planted in 1862 with mission grapes then planted over to Zinfandel and mixed blacks in about 1888 with additional acrea... Read more

a dark, full bodied experience, blackberries, black plums, cedar, and a little spice as it finishes Read more

Everything a Zin should be: rich, bold and flavorful. Read more

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Editorial Reviews for Ravenswood Barricia Sonoma Zinfandel

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065204,530
4.50 5
10/05/2009

The vineyard was originally planted in 1862 with mission grapes then planted over to Zinfandel and mixed blacks in about 1888 with additional acreage planted in 1996 and 1998. 33% new wood. Reticent on the nose with touches of pencil lead, flowers and Ivy adding detail to the bright boysenberry and plum fruit with a distinct woodsy underlay. Assertive acids keep this fresh though the fruit is lush and broad and the tension with the crisp tannins gives this a lovely texture. This is a touch short at this point but it has superb clarity. 91pts


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Snooth User: Nicki Gig
1783064,201
3.50 5
09/27/2009

a dark, full bodied experience, blackberries, black plums, cedar, and a little spice as it finishes


Snooth User: jem1234
591768595
4.00 5
01/31/2012

Everything a Zin should be: rich, bold and flavorful.


External Reviews for Ravenswood Barricia Sonoma Zinfandel

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03/28/2010

76% Zinfandel, 24% Petite SirahThe 2007 Barricia is likely the most perfumed wine of the Single Vineyard Designates, eliciting ethereal qualities on the nose. While it is very dark ruby, it will strike lovers of claret-style wines with its Cabernet-like structure and form. Possessing a wow of spice and having characters of cherry pie and fresh berry preserves.


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Winemaker's Notes:

The availability of this product is limited and subject to change.The Barricia is likely the most perfumed wine of the vineyard designates, eliciting ethereal qualities on the nose. It will strike lovers of claret-style wines with its Cabernet-like structure and form. Possessing a wow of spice and having characters of blackberry and cassis, this wine will bring out the best flavors of your typical California cuisine - grilled chicken, smoked barbeque and other fresh and organic foods. With a long, firm finish that assures a vital future for this wine.

Tasting Notes:

The 2007 Barricia is likely the most perfumed wine of the Single Vineyard Designates, eliciting ethereal qualities on the nose. While it is very dark ruby, it will strike lovers of claret-style wines with its Cabernet-like structure and form. Possessing a wow of spice and having characters of cherry pie and fresh berry preserves, this wine will bring out the best flavors of your typical California cuisine—grilled chicken, smoked barbeque, and other fresh and organic foods. It has a long, firm finish that includes hints of cracked pepper. – Joel Peterson

The availability of this product is limited and subject to change.The Barricia is likely the most perfumed wine of the vineyard designates, eliciting ethereal qualities on the nose. It will strike lovers of claret-style wines with its Cabernet-like structure and form. Possessing a wow of spice and having characters of blackberry and cassis, this wine will bring out the best flavors of your typical California cuisine - grilled chicken, smoked barbeque and other fresh and organic foods. With a long, firm finish that assures a vital future for this wine.

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