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Ravenswood Old Vine Zinfandel 2008 Wine Review

Ravenswood Old Vine Zinfandel 2008

Ravenswood Old Vine Zinfandel 2008

Lodi, California, United States

Community Score: 90/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $19.95

Drink: Now

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Ravenswood

Natalie's Score: 92/100

Vintages Wine Panel: Medium-deep ruby colour. Impressive array of aromas, including blackberry, sweet black cherry, bumbleberry pie, freshly turned earth, and masala spice. Dry and quite flavourful, and very nicely balanced by a racy freshness and velvety tannins. This is a hefty but vibrant wine. It will also reward 1-3 years in a cellar. My note: A rich, dark Zinfandel: love it! Complexity and layers are growing yet it holds true to the traditional signature of blackberries, brambleberries and a lick of dark spices. Jammy cherries and raspberries.

Zinfandel food pairings: Korean-style ribs.

This was reviewed January 22, 2011 by

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Reviews and Ratings

Rob Eadie rated this wine as 90/100
Lynn Van Der Linde - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Great patio sippin' wine. This Zinfandel is so versatile - like that perfect cocktail dress. Dress it up with a sirloin steak, or dress it down with pizza or tapas.
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