Zinfandel

Description

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Tasting notes
2016 Cline
Ancient Vines
Contra Costa

12
***

03/2019 Medium body, nice aroma. Medium flavors, typical Zin fruit. We tasted this against the Artezin, and 3 of 4 people preferred the Cline. This is a very nice wine.
2017 Artezin
Old Vine
Mendocino

12
**

03/2019 Medium body, not much aroma. Medium flavors, but low on fruit. We tasted this against the Cline, and 3 of 4 people preferred the Cline.
2013 Lot 561
Cameron Hughes
Knights Valley
Sonoma County

16
***

11/2018 Big body, nice aroma. Good flavors, typical Zin fruit. With another year of age, this has smoothed out a bit. Still a typical Robert Parker "Fruit bomb".
2013 Lot 561
Cameron Hughes
Knights Valley
Sonoma County

16
***

11/2017 Big body, nice aroma. Good flavors, typical Zin fruit. This is a bit TOO big, and a typical Robert Parker "Fruit bomb".
2014 Seghesio
Sonoma

18
***

09/2017 Big body, nice aroma. Good flavors, typical Zin fruit. This is an appealing wine, which I look forward to buying each year.
2013 Earthquake
Lodi

24
***

04/2017 Big body, nice aroma. Good flavors, typical Zin fruit. This is a typical Robert Parker "Fruit bomb".
2012 Lot 464
Cameron Hughes
Lodi Old Vine

13
***

12/2015 Medium body, nice aroma. Medium flavors, typical Zin fruit. This is a bit bigger than the Lot 429, and a very nice wine.
2012 Lot 438
Cameron Hughes
Russian River Valley Old Vine

12
***

02/2015 Medium body, nice aroma. Medium flavors, typical Zin fruit. This is just a bit lighter than the Lot 429, but still a very nice wine.
2012 Rancho Zabaco
Sonoma Heritage Vines

13
**

08/2014 Big body, nice aroma. Good flavors, typical Zin fruit. Worth buying at this price.
2012 Lot 429
Cameron Hughes
Sonoma Old Vine

14
***

07/2014 Medium body, nice aroma. Medium flavors, typical Zin fruit. I decanted this for an hour to let it open up.
2011 Lot 381
Cameron Hughes Lodi

13
***

12/2013 Medium body, light aroma. Medium flavors, typical Zin fruit. Based on experience with some 2011 Cabernet from Cameron Hughes, I decided to decant this wine for a few hours, then preserve it. The next time I drank it, it was MUCH better.
2010 Seghesio
Sonoma

19
***

11/2013 Big body, nice aroma. Good flavors, typical Zin fruit. This is an appealing wine, which I look forward to buying each year.
2010 Folie a Deux
Dry Creek Valley
Sonoma

17
***

11/2013 Big body, nice aroma. Good flavors, typical Zin fruit. This is a nice wine.

 Wine Ratings: * Fair, ** Good to Very Good, *** Excellent

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