Chilled then brought to correct temperature. I let the wine breathe for 30 minutes before drinking. Deep cherry red. Smell: Almost salty, blackberry, pepper. Taste: blackberry, smooth, I can t... Read More
This distinct “old world style” Zinfandel displays deep aromas of ripe black cherries and boysenberries laced with licorice, shadowed by spicy toasted oak notes that carry into a long luscious... Read More
"The wine was then aged for one year in used French oak barrels. It was neither fined nor filtered. The finished wine has the distinct aroma of ripe blackberry, with hints of mineral, herbs an... Read More
"The deceptively subtle aromas of this wine combine red and black cherry, mineral, earthy rhubarb and red fruit, with slightly spicy characters. In the mouth, the palate is wrapped in a velvet... Read More
"Walldeaux is a non-vintage blend for more consistency and density. Blending vintages allows a full tasting experience with complex layers from the “older” vintage (2006), combining with fruit... Read More
Color: Deep purple, very intense
Aroma: Notes of anise, cloves, baked strawberry and rhubarb pie with bacon
Taste: Big, full-bodied and packed with intense, sweet, ripe fruit; this wine has wo... Read More
I have been drinking this wine in different ways over the past year. The best way is to decant it for about two hours, and then enjoy. It is good right out of the bottle, but has a better nose... Read More
* Deeply perfumed aromas of ripe cherries, raspberries and Old Vine Zin’s intrinsic briary spiciness.
* Boysenberry pie and red plums comingle for juicy mid-palate synthesis.
* Old Vine Zin... Read More
Wine Advocate Review Rated 87 From estate vineyards, Montelena fashions an old style, classic California Zinfandel. The 2006 Zinfandel Estate is a sexy effort with crisp acidity, fresh berry f... Read More
This is a heady multifaceted wine: complex as memory simple as the weight of desire. Big fruit aromas of ripe raspberry cedar and vanilla swirl from the glass enveloping your senses. The chewy... Read More
Really pretty horrid this time, started with a bit of vinegar, then bright unripe cherry berry fruit, tart, nothing soft here; little if any oak or anything smouldering to smooth out the sharp... Read More