+ Add Critic Score

Submit a Critic Score

Score:

Name of Critic:

Close

Seghesio Zinfandel Monte Rosso 2013

Member Review by EMark:

Pleasant ripe red fruit/berries on entry. Some spritziness on the tip and the edges of the tongue—not distracting and, in fact, adds another dimension to the wine. Under control but enjoyable tannin. Some of the old “bramble” sensation that described all Zins in the 1980s. A kind of a menthol sensation way in the back of the palate. Just a very enjoyable wine.

Add winemaker's notes
Region: USA » California » Sonoma Valley

Vintages


+ Vintage
Color: Red
Varietal: Zinfandel
  • + My Wines

    My Wines

    Save in My Wines

    Add to Wishlist

    My Cellar

  • List It
  • Add Review
3.481 5 0.5
Average Rating Rate It Add
Seghesio Family Vineyards:
  The Seghesio Family Vineyards have a rich history, dating back to 1895 when Edoardo Seghesio and his wife Angela purchased their home in Alexander Valley, part of Sonoma County. They didn’t buy the land for the house - they bought it for the 56 acres that were ideal vineyard land. That year, the land’s first grapes were planted - Zinfandel. In 1902, Seghesio Winery was... Read more
  The Seghesio Family Vineyards have a rich history, dating back to 1895 when Edoardo Seghesio and his wife Angela purchased their home in Alexander Valley, part of Sonoma County. They didn’t buy the land for the house - they bought it for the 56 acres that were ideal vineyard land. That year, the land’s first grapes were planted - Zinfandel. In 1902, Seghesio Winery was founded, but the Seghesios didn’t stop there. In 1910 they acquired even more land, in the region known as Chianti, California. On that land, they planed Sangiovese, Canielao Nero, Trebbiano and Malvasia, making the it the oldest planting of Sangiovese in North America. Six months before Prohibition, Seghesio took a gamble and made a significant purchase - a 4,000,000 gallon capacity winery with 1,100 acres of vineyards from his former employer, Italian Swiss Colony. Unfortunately, Prohibition hit harder than Seghesio expected, and he was forced to completely sell off his shares in the winery by 1933. In 1983, the company changed drastically, when Ted and Peter Seghesio decided to shift the winery’s focus to high-quality production and much smaller lots, producing wine under the Seghesio label for the first time. Ted became the both the winemaker and the deliverer of wine, and with the help of Peter, a successful distribution network was formed. After tending to over 400 acres of vineyards across many regions, Seghesio Family Vineyards has become a large, successful vineyard with fourth generation winemakers. Read less

Member Reviews for Seghesio Zinfandel Monte Rosso

Add your review
Snooth User: EMark
8478047,362
4.00 5
12/12/2017

Pleasant ripe red fruit/berries on entry. Some spritziness on the tip and the edges of the tongue—not distracting and, in fact, adds another dimension to the wine. Under control but enjoyable tannin. Some of the old “bramble” sensation that described all Zins in the 1980s. A kind of a menthol sensation way in the back of the palate. Just a very enjoyable wine.


Snooth User: gntop1
1327591,105
3.50 5
Vintage: 2011 05/25/2013

Three and a half glasses


External Reviews for Seghesio Zinfandel Monte Rosso

External Review
Vintage: 2011 12/12/2013

An excellent wine from a challenging vintage, with black cherry and spice aromas opening to rich wild berry, mineral and toasty sage flavors that wrap around a concentrated core of acidity and tannins. Best from 2015 through 2021.


External Review
Vintage: 2011 12/12/2013

This large-production Zin has lots to like, beginning with the smooth, dry tannins and continuing through the classic flavors of black currants, briary forest berries and exotic spices. It contains some Petite Sirah, which gives it added body and depth. Drink now with barbecue, beef tacos and pepperoni pizza.



Photos

1 2 3

+ Add Image

Best Wine Deals

See More Deals

Zinfandel Top Lists







Snooth Media Network