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Predator Old Vine Zinfandel 2012 Wine Review

Predator Old Vine Zinfandel 2012

Predator Old Vine Zinfandel 2012

Lodi, California, United States

Community Score: 4.5/5

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $21.95

Drink: 2014-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml



 

Alcohol: 15%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Predator

Agent: Majestic Wine Cellars

Product: 219485

Natalie's Score: 88/100

Campfire smoke, hickory smoke and toasty oak with black fruit underneath. Attractive in a smoky way. Full-bodied and smooth. More smoke on the finish.

Zinfandel food pairings: pepper steaks, smoked meat sammies.

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Darlene Myers CAPS Sommelier rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

I love an Old Vine Zinfandel, and after having this recently reminded me of why I love it so much. Big rich mouth feel with this wine, lots of jammy fruits, and rich chocolate. Velvety and spicy this wine is extremely food friendly. I have had it with both grilled chicken and grilled pork.
Wow, a great nose. Rich and spicy with ripe dark cherry, blackberry jam, baking spices, campfire smoke and a chocolate note that builds with time and air. Powerful and intensely flavourful, but also soft with a ripe mouthfeel. Just gorgeous. The finish is a layered delight of spice, earth and cocoa. Drink up to 2016 with such delectable prey as pepper steaks. Source: Vintages Wine Ratings and Reviews, Dec. 2013
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