V. Sattui Winery Zinfandel Napa Valley Old Vine Crow Ridge Vineyard 2008

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Rich and pure blackberry fruit on the nose with a licorice undertone and nice cracked pepper top notes. There is a nice floral hint and a touch of ... Read more

Sweet and open on the nose, with lightly baked black plum and black cherry fruit framed with toasty oak, chocolate and a nice dried herb/herbs de P... Read more

Not a huge Zin fan, but this was impressive of the all the ones we tasted. Read more

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Editorial Reviews for V. Sattui Winery Zinfandel Napa Valley Old Vine Crow Ridge Vineyard

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065211,295
4.00 5
02/14/2011

Rich and pure blackberry fruit on the nose with a licorice undertone and nice cracked pepper top notes. There is a nice floral hint and a touch of accenting oak. Rich and polished on entry, with lovely power that drives the slightly severe blackcurrant fruit in the mouth. This has nice ripeness but the flavors are decidedly dark and unsweet. Licorice, tea, tobacco and coffee all accent the hard fruit. The finish shows nice sweet fruit beginning to emerge. The palate does not yet match the nose here, but this is rather suave and rich, with good complexity and a fine, easy drinking style. 89pts


Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065211,295
4.50 5
02/14/2011

Sweet and open on the nose, with lightly baked black plum and black cherry fruit framed with toasty oak, chocolate and a nice dried herb/herbs de Provence tone. Silky and rich in the mouth, this really has a wonderful feel: luxurious and yet not flamboyant. The tannins are very finely ripe, buckyballs under the blanket of ripe fruit redolent of plum, cherry and a touch of boysenberry. The finish is moderately long but shows really nice complexity with spice, dried herb and floral notes accenting the sweet fruit. 92pts


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Snooth User: JoshPhillips
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0.00 5
01/17/2011

Not a huge Zin fan, but this was impressive of the all the ones we tasted.


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