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Earthquake Zinfandel 2013 Wine Review

Earthquake Zinfandel 2013

Earthquake Zinfandel 2013

Lodi, California, United States

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 7

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Price: $39.95

Drink: 2016-2019

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 16%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Earthquake

Agent: Churchill Cellars Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 90/100

A towering Californian Zinfandel with big aromas and flavours of purple plums, blueberry and blackberry jam. Very juicy and rich on the palate and finish. Pair with pterodactyl wings or brontosaurus burgers.

Zinfandel food pairings: aged cheddar, grilled lamb loin, grilled duck breast, Italian sausage burgers.

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This Earthquake Zinfandel 2013 was reviewed on October 1, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Pricing & Stock Information

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  • 336925
  • $29.57 
  • 24 bottles
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Reviews and Ratings

Matt Steeves - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Earthquake comes in what feels like an earthquake resistant bottle (holy its heavy!), and inside you'll find a rich and bold wine showing ripe crushed raspberries, freshly baked raspberry pie, a medley of dark berries, baking spice, tar and cedar. A very fresh, fruity, and well textured Zinfandel (with a splash of Petite Sirah) that would be earth shattering when paired alongside tangy BBQ fare or even mildly spicy Asian fare such as Thai green curry. Tasted November 2016. 91 points. Matt Steeves
Cherie Cole rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Dark-berry preserves, cedar box, vanilla, cinnamon, clove and black pepper, this big red from Lodi, California is luscious and juicy. Full-bodied and bold with a long, black pepper finish. Tasted November 27, 2016.
Kimberly Inksater - Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

A bold wine on the nose: pepper, bramble, lush dark berries, earth and stewed dark fruit. Full jammy flavours with baking spice on the finish. Pair this with barbecue meats or dark poultry - a leg of turkey, duck or goose.
Sylvain Segard rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

This is a big and bold Zin. Opaque ruby in colour, the soft cooked fruit aroma is blended with wisps of fresh soil, and cedar dust. The mixed berry flavours repeat in the mouth and blend with tar and spice. Would pair with barbecues meat or deep fried turkey. Score 90. (Reviewed Nov. 27, 2016).
Kelleen rated this wine as 87/100
Earthquake is a towering 100% Californian Zinfandel with big aromas and flavours of purple plums, blueberry and blackberry jam. Very juicy and rich on the palate and finish. Pair with pterodactyl wings or brontosaurus burgers. - Community Wine Reviews

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