Cline Ancient Vines Zinfandel 2011, Contra Costa County, Central Coast

Zinfandel/Primitivo Zinfandel/Primitivo
California, Usa

$22.95 (719211)

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88 pts
6
August 17, 2013
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Critic Reviews (3)

Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

A bombshell of a zinfandel with notable heavy-handedness but well-crafted in this genre. A gorgeous musky spiciness...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Full on ripe/raisined style zin, with masses of black raspberry jam and underlying chocolate-coffee-inflected oak....

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Nadia  Fournier
Nadia Fournier

Obviously more concentrated; the mouth is warm and fleshy, but also tonic, which enhances its taste wild berries and...

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Community Reviews (3)

Philip Coville
Philip Coville

Guess I like this slightly exaggerated style. Not at all hot, despite the 15% alcohol, with spice and concentrated fruits. The finish is meduim length. Went well with roast beef.

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Jack Robertson
Jack Robertson

leave until 2015

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P David
P David

Sep 2013. Not bad... A little strong... Had better..

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