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Ravenswood Old Vine Zinfandel 2012 Wine Review

Ravenswood Old Vine Zinfandel 2012

Ravenswood Old Vine Zinfandel 2012

Lodi, California, United States

Community Score: 4.4/5

Community Reviews: 6

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2013-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Ravenswood

Agent: Constellation Brands Inc.

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Very elegant, balanced Californian Zinfandel, not over-the-top juicy berry flavours. Lots of flavour but delivered with finesse. Pair with grilled pork chops.

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Reviews and Ratings

Darlene Myers - CAPS Student rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

I'm giving this wine a 90 for a couple of reasons. It tastes very good, it's a great price and many reviews will have it as one of the best wines you will find for under $20. I like it so much because Zinfandel is so food friendly. This Zinfandel from Ravenswood is full of gorgeous juicy fruit flavors and toasty vanilla oak. A hint of pepper just makes it a great pairing with barbecue and grilled foods.
Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

Opaque, dark garnet red with nose of very ripe raspberries, red cherries and bousenberrie, with spicy blk pepper notes. Palate continues the ripe red berry fruit flavours , with spice, vanilla and toasted oak.Long ripe berry finish.
Community Reviewer reviewed this wine as follows:

Notes of vanilla, cocoa, and spice linger on the finish in this wine with complexity and well-balanced acidity.

Source: NB Liquor Stores
Community Reviewer reviewed this wine as follows:

Notes de vanille, de cacao et d’épices qui durent au fini dans ce vin complexe et r l’acidité bien équilibrée.

Source: NB Magasin d'Alcool
For more than 35 years, Ravenswood has been making iconic Californian Zinfandel from old vines. This Lodi-based Zin has big, early-ripening grapes from deep sandy soils. Finishes with luscious flavours or black cherry, blackberry and dark spice. - Community Wine Reviews



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