|Winery:||Phipps Family Cellars|
|Region:||USA » California » Sonoma County » Russian River Valley|
Phipps Family Cellars
"This is a new winery for me, and they’re off to a promising start. The grapes come from well-regarded vineyards in Russian River and Dry Creek, and the wine displays classic Sonoma features of dryness and richness, with Zin’s typical wild, briary, bra...
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This was my second go-around with this wine. My first bottle was tasted in February 2012. Either this bottle needed a few extra months of lay-down time, or this bottle was just much better than the first. The same notes of rich dark red and purple fruit, cola, and toasted oak abounded, but everything came together in a much better executed packa... Read More
Strong baking spice on the nose. Red fruits. On the palate, it's rich and zesty and loaded with baking spice. Nice red fruit flavors. It's nice wine, but leans a bit too far on the zinfandel qualities, so seems much less a blend than a zinfandel.2/18/12 Read More
Aug 21, 2009
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Aug 21, 2009
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"This is a new winery for me, and theyre off to a promising start. The grapes ... Enthusiast Magazine and was Phipps Family Cellars' first review. The review was written by Steven Heimoff, Wine Enthusiast Magazine's West Coast Editor, in January of 200 Read More
This is an amazingly well-structured Zinfandel that is very Cab-like in nature. One of the best that I have ever had. Read More
This is the Cab-Lover's Zinfandel. This is one of the best, if not the best, Zinfandel I have ever had! Normally, I like to drink Cabernet and then I found this Zinfandel. Deep, dark, and rich with flavors of blackberry, mocha, pepper & all-spice. The finish lingers on and on... Read More
Robust flavor of field berries and a smooth finish Read More
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