2018 Bedrock Zinfandel Old VinesBlend from United States
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2018 was a brilliant year for Zinfandel across California, and this wine reflects it. The 2018 is a blend of 85% Zinfandel filled out with Mataro, Grenache, Alicante Bouschet,...
- 91 Antonio Galloni - Vinous
- 90 Wine Spectator
91 Antonio Galloni - Vinous
The 2018 Zinfandel Old Vine is bright, floral and beautifully perfumed. Crushed red berries, flowers and sweet spice give the 2018 a very pretty sense of lift. In 2018, the Old Vine is especially gracious and light on its feet. The blend incorporates fruit from a number of top sites, including Bedrock, Teldeschi, Esola, Pagani, Papera, Evangelho and Pato.
90 Wine Spectator
Plump and zesty, with lively raspberry and smoked pepper flavors that speed toward lively tannins. Drink now through 2024. 4,000 cases made
2018 was a brilliant year for Zinfandel across California, and this wine reflects it. The 2018 is a blend of 85% Zinfandel filled out with Mataro, Grenache, Alicante Bouschet, Carignan, Petite Sirah and scant amounts of the many other varieties that can be found in California’s older, multifarious vineyards. Many of our most venerable vineyards contribute to this wine, including Bedrock, Teldeschi, Esola, Pagani, Papera, Evangelho and Pato filled in with lots from other old vineyards throughout the state. This will provide great drinking pleasure with a decant early on, but as with most iterations of this bottling, will develop nicely for a number of years
91 - Antonio Galloni - Vinous
90 - Wine Spectator
|Varietal(s)||Zinfandel, Mourvedre / Mataro / Monastrell / Garrut, Grenache / Garnacha, Alicante Bouschet, Carignan / Carinena|
|Taste||jam, blueberry, black pepper, cherry, plum, boysenberry, cranberry, licorice, blackberry , violet , oak , smoke , toast , vanilla, black currant, blackberry, dust, leather, dark ripe cherry, dark berry, spice, strawberry, raspberry, anise, dark berry fruit and high tannin|
|Nose||candy, vanilla, oak, smoke, tar, musk, mushroom, thyme , clove , cinnamon , black pepper , mint, toast, tobacco, dark fruit, red fruit, dark berry, black cherry, plum, violet, rose petal, spice, currant, blackberry, boysenberry, blueberry and jam|