Napa Cellars Zinfandel 2008, Napa Valley

Zinfandel/Primitivo Zinfandel/Primitivo
California, Usa

$24.95 (126607)

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May 14, 2011

Critic Reviews (1)

David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a very soft zinfandel loaded up with of mocha confection, herbs and dried fig fruit. Quite full bodied but...

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Community Reviews (2)

Barbara D. Ritchie
Barbara D. Ritchie

This is not a brambly style Zinfandel, but a juicy fruit driven version. Delicious and approachable, it has a full palate of blackberries and strawberry compote, accented with cedar, spice, black pepper and smoky nuances in the long finish.

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Adam
Adam

Drinking this in 2013 and the fruit has toned down a bit to give way to a more balanced while still relatively intense profile of dark fruit, mocha and smokey spice. The finish is quite dense and persistent but tinged with a bit of heat from the almost 15% alcohol. Very drinkable though not necessarily a tremendous value.

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