Smoking Loon Old Vine Zinfandel 2011

Zinfandel/Primitivo Zinfandel/Primitivo
California, Usa

$14.95 (272393)

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Ruby red colour; blackberry, blueberry and cedar aromas; full bodied and dry, with blackberry and black cherry flavours mingling with smoky notes leading to a soft finish. Serving Suggestion Serve with bison burger with chipotle sauce or steak with mustard and soy sauce.
86 pts
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Critic Reviews (2)

Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

A deep, dark, plummy Californian zinfandel with notes of currants, prune, pepper, wild herbs, cedar and maple....

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Steve Thurlow
Steve Thurlow

The 2011 shows good varietal character. It is very ripe with dried berry aromas and flavours notable prune. Expect...

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Community Reviews (1)

Edward Rasiulis
Edward Rasiulis

Medium minus ruby in colour with a medium+ intense nose.

A perfect second bottle to have on hand.

Positives: A light style Zin featuring cedar, raisins, figs, blueberry, blackberry, blackcurrants, prunes, black cherry, Dr. Pepper and chocolate. Medium to medium minus body, medium tannins, good acidity, average length and the alcohol is well integrated.

Negatives: None

Drink now on its own or pair it with honey BBQ ribs.

Tasted: 31 Mar 13

Best Buy

Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 9/10 Total: 18/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4

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