Clos Du Val Zinfandel 2011, Napa Valley

Zinfandel/Primitivo Zinfandel/Primitivo
California, Usa

$31.95 (590216)

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89 pts
6
February 15, 2014

Critic Reviews (4)

Michael Godel
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Michael Godel

Every so often a grape variety confounds and astounds, like this pretty in zinc Zinfandel. Almost mute as far as Zin...

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John Szabo, MS
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John Szabo, MS

Although ripe and lightly candied, Clos du Val's 2011 zinfandel delivers unusual poise and elegance, with finely...

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David Lawrason
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David Lawrason

This is authentic zin in a zin world run amok with confection. It’s a tart edged, juicy young example with some of...

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Sara d'Amato
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Sara d'Amato

A somewhat sour zinfandel lacking any real depth. Although the varietal is known for its zestiness, this is a very...

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Community Reviews (2)

Philip Coville
Philip Coville

Would rather pay for this wine rather than $20 for many popular zins on LCBO shelves.

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Mike de Maria
Mike de Maria

This is more my style of Zin. Not jammy, over-extracted, and confected, but elegant, sour edged, and fresh. This lacks a little complexity to push it into the 90s, but I'll take this over the jam and oak examples that abound.

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