Browsing all posts tagged with Tag: Old Vine Zin.

M2 2011 Old Vine Zinfandel

February 5th, 2014 | No Comments

M2 2011 Old Vine Zinfandel There is nothing little about this guy.  Go big or go home! Smells regal.  I know its zin but my nose started thinking Big Cab.  Plum, blueberry and some blackberries will float around like they own the place.  Very big but also welcoming. Pepper and assorted spices on the palate. […]

Jessie’s Grove 2011 Westwind “Old Vine” Zinfandel

January 27th, 2014 | No Comments

Jessie’s Grove 2011 Westwind “Old Vine” Zinfandel Assorted berries will look for your nose.  Plum will emerge as the front runner.  Plan on a tart start which is interesting for your tongue.  The finish will offer hints of sweet fig and it is in no rush. Retail: $32.00 http://www.jessiesgrovewinery.com (K&S Rating: 3)  

Klinker Brick 2011 Old Vine Zinfandel

December 3rd, 2013 | No Comments

Klinker Brick 2011 Old Vine Zinfandel Where’s the punch?  At least, the bouquet punch I was expecting from an award winning Old Vine Zin.  I expected booming plums but it was not to be.  The nose is very mellow, mature… classy.  Very understated berries in the nose.  Soft blackberries with some spices on the palate. […]

Klinker Brick 2011 Old Ghost Old Vine Zinfandel

November 21st, 2013 | No Comments

Klinker Brick 2011 Old Ghost Old Vine Zinfandel Great dark berry aromas but you really have to dig into this one to really experience them.  They aren’t bold.  Go on… get in there.  Don’t worry about a little juice on your nose. Sip this juice slow because its smooth.  It will run over your the […]

Klinker Brick 2005 Late Harvest Zinfandel

November 6th, 2013 | No Comments

Klinker Brick 2005 Late Harvest Zinfandel Ripe raspberries and plum notes.  This bottle is the epitome of fruit forward.  The rasberry  flavors continue through the palate.  Common sweet red fruit flavors with a hint of smoke the rises on the finish. Retail: $25.00 http://www.klinkerbrickwinery.com/ (K&S Rating: 2 of 6) Winemaker’s Notes: “This late harvest zinfandel has […]

Bogle 2010 Essential Red Blend

October 22nd, 2013 | No Comments

Bogle 2010 Essential Red Blend The Essential Red Blend is essentially an old vin zin.. or at least its nose carries that way.  It’s well crafted with a big of a “dips-doo” in your mouth.  It hits your tongue with spicy vanilla.  The spices crescendo in your mouth and then melt away as fast as […]

St. Jorge 2009 Old Vine Zinfandel

July 18th, 2013 | No Comments

St. Jorge 2009 Old Vine Zinfandel Expected plum notes. Good balance and overall easy to drink. Retail: $28.00 http://www.stjorgewinery.com (K & S Rating: 3 of 6)

Viaggio 2009 Old Vine Zinfandel

May 28th, 2013 | No Comments

Viaggio on the River is a wonderful winery.  It is a great place to bring a group, especially a large group for a tasting. Their patios and tasting room will easily accommodate your group. They often have live music playing and is a great place to sit and eat your lunch with a bottle of […]

Van Ruiten 2011 Old Vine Zinfandel

May 21st, 2013 | No Comments

Van Ruiten 2011 Old Vine Zinfandel Put that on some toast! Blueberry jam fills your nose with your first smell. Just when you think the sweets have it, this little bottle flips the script. Now fresh spices hit the roof of your mouth with a hint of cedar on the finish. Retail: $22.99 http://www.vrwinery.com (K […]