The Prisoner 2011, Napa Valley

Zinfandel/Primitivo Zinfandel/Primitivo
California, Usa

$49.95 (104299)

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December 08, 2012

Critic Reviews (4)

Julian Hitner
Julian Hitner

A first-degree smorgasbord of a blend, winemaker Dave Phinney’s 2011 Proprietary Red is a qualitative surprise....

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

An undisclosed red blend. The nose offers an intense, very ripe, slightly raisined fruit profile bolstered by...

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Bill Zacharkiw
Bill Zacharkiw

Huuuuuge wine. Zin, cab and petit sirah. A bit destabilzing at first as the tannins seem all over the place, as does...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This wine is almost ridiculous, from the "dark" prisoner motif label, to the over-the-top coco-fication and...

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Community Reviews (1)

Brad Mate
Brad Mate

Tasted the 2009 Vintage.

An intriguing nose - blueberries, plums, dates and black currents mingle with earthy soil and meaty notes. Smells like a mix between California Zin and Argentina Malbec. It has a really silky cashmere feel on the palate with nice depth and length. Finishes suave. This wine is super easy to drink, it’s no wonder it has such a cult following in the US.

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