Rombauer Zinfandel California 2012
96% Zinfandel, 4% Petite Sirah. This 2012 vintage delivers classic Rombauer Zinfandel. The weight and dimension are immediately apparent by the dark purplish-ruby color. Ripe boysenberry, clove, black pepper and hints of raspberry aromas perfume from the glass. Plush and velvety flavors of dark berry fruits and vanilla flood the palate. A lengthy finish lingers for several minutes. Enjoy now through 2018. Barrel aged 14 months in American and French oak. Alcohol 15.9%.
I have a new world palate but this wine is way over the top. Really, really sweet.
This wine is the reason I joined Snooth. It is my favorite wine, by far. It is rich, decadent, and reasonably priced for a wine of such high quality. It is the only wine that I purchase by the case. I love it that much.
External Reviews for Rombauer Zinfandel California
Rich, vibrant, and juicy, this wine boasts aromas of cherry and wild berry, with soft notes of black pepper. Tightly packed layers of cranberries, wild berries, and ripe cherries flow together with a touch of allspice for a rich, full flavor. Moderate tannins show in the rich, mouth filling finish.
Food Pairings for Rombauer Zinfandel California
Best Wine Deals
Zinfandel Top Lists
Rodano Chianti Classico (2010)Listed
San Giulio Malvasia di Castelnuovo "Don Bosco"Wishlisted
Chateau Ste. Michelle Sweet Riesling Harvest Select (2013)Rated
Bodegas Flaco Tempranillo (2011)Rated
Château Bahans Haut-Brion Red Bordeaux Blend Pessac-Léognan (2005)Reviewed
Umberto Cesari Sangiovese Blend Rubicone IGT Moma (2008)Listed
Andreza Reserva Vinho Tinto DOC Douro (2010)Reviewed