Cardinal Zin Big House Zinfandel 2011
|California, United States|
Natalie's Score: 89/100
Community Score: 4.4/5
Community Reviews: 3
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Product #: 272401
Wine Type: Red Wine
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml
Winery: Cardinal Zin
Agent: The Small Winemakers Collection
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Note: I publish batches of reviews that I call Good Values Wine Picks. These are from the regular section of the liquor store rather than the Vintages section, and tend to be lower priced and the most widely available of all wines. The last four reviews I did were: March 5, February 26, September 11 and July 26.
Cardinal Zin Big House Zinfandel 2011 Wine Review
Incredibly great price for such a delicious, full-bodied red! Smoky with toasty oak, mocha and fleshy black plum aromas. Smooth on the palate. Ready to go when you are. 4.4/5 Zinfandel food pairings: hamburgers, prime rib. Heavenly Hamburger Wine
This Cardinal Zin Big House Zinfandel 2011 was reviewed March 7, 2013 by Natalie MacLean
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|Carla rated this wine as 4.4/5 with the following review:|
I picked up this bottle because the name fits really well with my Cooking With Sin project and it's a really good bang for the buck. It has a lovely, clear ruby red colour with lightly roasted and smokey raisins and blackberries. It ends with a gentle bitter chocolate finish. Being from the east, I have only recently been introduced to the red zins and they are now among my favourites.
|Mark Cochrane Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 4.4/5 with the following review:|
I've tried their Big House White so why not try their Big House Zinfandel. It's a blend with mostly Zinfandel (80%) and it's not as heavy as some pure Zinfandel's but it has that nice rich jammy dark fruit that comes with a Zin. Some malolactic fermentation helps give it a softer feel. Cardinal Zin pairs nicely with BBQ pork tenderloin .
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