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Cosentino Cigarzin Old Vine Zinfandel 2014 Wine Review

Cosentino Cigarzin Old Vine Zinfandel 2014

Cosentino Cigarzin Old Vine Zinfandel 2014

California, United States

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $21.95

Drink: 2016-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Cosentino

Agent: Churchill Cellars Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 93/100

Surprisingly low in alcohol for such a full-bodied, full-flavoured Californian zinfandel. Pure delicious! Smoky with fleshy black fruit. Complex zinfandel in all its glory. Yahoo! Old vines truly do make a difference to the complexity and concentration of flavour, especially in zinfandel. Finishes with dark spice, smoke and pepper. Pair with spaghetti and meat balls.

Zinfandel food pairings: steaks, ribs, grilled meats, pasta sauces, pizza, cheese, hearty stews, blackened seafood.

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This Cosentino Cigarzin Old Vine Zinfandel 2014 was reviewed on July 23, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Andy rated this wine as 91/100
A Zin with a lower alcohol content of 13.5%. Now that is rare. Lots of ripe black cherry, raspberry, vanilla, cigar box and Zins' hallmark -- white pepper. Cigarzin Old Vine (2014) as its name indicates is made from old vines Zinfandel -- and old vines do make a difference in increased concentration and flavour for Zinfandel. Decant two hours prior to serving, but can also cellar for a few years. - Community Wine Reviews

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