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Robert Keenan Winery Zinfandel Napa Valley 2007

Member Review by EMark:

Nice red/purple color. Woody, nutty "bouquet." Big mouth-filling flavor--blackberries. Significance tannins indicating aging potention (rats this is the only bottle I have). Very good big zin. Winery notes rcommended it be served with grilled meats. I agree. I enjoyed it with grilled porterhouse steak, grilled Mexican onions, grilled marinated mushrooms and stuffed potatoes. US27.20 from the Winery Club in 2009.

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Robert Keenan Winery:
High in the Mayacamas Range, at an elevation of 1,700 feet above the Napa Valley floor, are Spring Mountain and the Robert Keenan Winery and vineyards. This area was first identified as prime vineyard land by Peter Conradi in the late 19th century when he planted 100 acres of terraced vineyard in Zinfandel and Syrah grapes. The Conradi Winery operated until Prohibition when the vineyards and... Read more
High in the Mayacamas Range, at an elevation of 1,700 feet above the Napa Valley floor, are Spring Mountain and the Robert Keenan Winery and vineyards. This area was first identified as prime vineyard land by Peter Conradi in the late 19th century when he planted 100 acres of terraced vineyard in Zinfandel and Syrah grapes. The Conradi Winery operated until Prohibition when the vineyards and winery fell out of use. In 1974, Robert Keenan purchased 180 acres of forest on the defunct Conradi Winery site. No vines remained. Only the crumbling walls of the former winery and a few old broken tanks told of its history, but Robert was certain the mountain top vineyards would be perfect for an estate winery. He replaced tree stumps and rocks with rows of Cabernet and Chardonnay, hired an engineer to redesign the original winery structure, and brought in a contractor to begin construction. The winery was made operational just in time for the harvest of 1977. From that time on, Keenan has earned a great reputation for producing wines of intense character and renowned acclaim. Read less

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Snooth User: EMark
8478047,050
3.50 5
08/14/2011

Nice red/purple color. Woody, nutty "bouquet." Big mouth-filling flavor--blackberries. Significance tannins indicating aging potention (rats this is the only bottle I have). Very good big zin. Winery notes rcommended it be served with grilled meats. I agree. I enjoyed it with grilled porterhouse steak, grilled Mexican onions, grilled marinated mushrooms and stuffed potatoes. US27.20 from the Winery Club in 2009.


Snooth User: John Andrews
361063,418
3.00 5
Vintage: 2006 03/01/2009

Nice balanced zin. Not over the top in terms of fruit or alcohol. Lots of red fruit in the nose especially raspberry. Initial taste is red fruit and then get hints of coco and licorice.



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