Seghesio Family Vineyards Zinfandel Old Vine 2011

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Spicy, lush black fruit of Alexander Valley. Briary and raspberry flavors, along with structure, of cooler Dry Creek ...

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Blueberry, This is clear and mineral on the nose, chalky earthy, and balsamic with wild berry and blueberry aromas. On the palate this is relative... Read more

Lotsa Zin notes on the nose--brambly. Very pleasant initial palate sensation--neutral on the tip of the tongue, but fruit emerges around the edges... Read more

Briary nose with lots of sage. Tad stemmy and woody. Flavors of strawberry and black cherry with pepper and spice box. Medium to full bodied, de... Read more

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Editorial Reviews for Seghesio Family Vineyards Zinfandel Old Vine

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065211,133
4.50 5
11/02/2013

Blueberry, This is clear and mineral on the nose, chalky earthy, and balsamic with wild berry and blueberry aromas. On the palate this is relatively light and elegant with fresh, gorgeous red currant, sour cherry and blueberry flavors. It’s a gorgeous wine, lively and bright with a fine inherent spice note leading to a clear, long pure fruit finish. So transparent and detailed for a wine this size. 94pts


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Snooth User: EMark
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3.50 5
07/09/2013

Lotsa Zin notes on the nose--brambly. Very pleasant initial palate sensation--neutral on the tip of the tongue, but fruit emerges around the edges, blackberry and, maybe, plum. Tannin enough to suggest that it would benefit from aging, but very pleasant now. US$19.99 at Wine Club in Santa Ana


Snooth User: VegasOenophile
20275912,199
4.00 5
02/23/2013

Briary nose with lots of sage. Tad stemmy and woody. Flavors of strawberry and black cherry with pepper and spice box. Medium to full bodied, dense and rustic style. Zesty, but well balanced. Rich fruit without being jammy. 90 pts. 12/29/12


Snooth User: JustSayin
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0.00 5
06/30/2013

I just =really like this zinfandel. not the big vanilla tastes of other zins...but smooth and not overly tannic.


External Reviews for Seghesio Family Vineyards Zinfandel Old Vine

External Review
11/03/2012

The newest vintage from Seghesio's signature Sonoma County Zinfandel is here and showing beatifully. Grab one while you can ... You can also grab more than one as well.


External Review
10/10/2013

Wild berry patch aromas and scents of freshly baked bread. Desired varietal markers of raspberries, blackberries and Zin's briary spiciness reflect in this wine. Zin's ever-present acidity enhances the finish and fine, dusty tannins add complexity, mouthfeel and structure. Layered nuances of flavor with cracked pepper, tilled soil and a hint of creamy oak. Characteristic synergy of components - balanced and elegantly structured.


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Source: We Speak Wine
08/06/2014

TASTING NOTES:* Spicy, lush black fruit of Alexander Valley* Briary and raspberry flavors, along with structure, of cooler Dry Creek Valley* Balanced and elegantly structured - Winery ** SOLD OUT **


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Source: We Speak Wine
01/13/2014

TASTING NOTES:* Spicy, lush black fruit of Alexander Valley* Briary and raspberry flavors, along with structure, of cooler Dry Creek Valley* Balanced and elegantly structured - Winery ** ONLY 12 IN STOCK **


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Source: We Speak Wine
01/29/2013

TASTING NOTES:* Spicy, lush black fruit of Alexander Valley* Briary and raspberry flavors, along with structure, of cooler Dry Creek Valley* Balanced and elegantly structured - Winery


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Winemaker's Notes:

Spicy, lush black fruit of Alexander Valley. Briary and raspberry flavors, along with structure, of cooler Dry Creek Valley. Balanced and elegantly structured. Pair with red sauces, pizza, barbecue, spicy cuisine and a variety of meats

Spicy, lush black fruit of Alexander Valley. Briary and raspberry flavors, along with structure, of cooler Dry Creek Valley. Balanced and elegantly structured. Pair with red sauces, pizza, barbecue, spicy cuisine and a variety of meats

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