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Ironstone Zinfandel 2016 Wine Review

Ironstone Zinfandel 2016

Ironstone Zinfandel 2016

Lodi, California, United States

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $16.95

Drink: 2018-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Ironstone

Agent: Lifford Wine & Spirits

Natalie's Score: 90/100

The 2016 vintage of Lodi's Ironstone old vine Zinfandel is smoky fruit with Zinfandel wine grapes sourced from grapes vines that are over 45 years old. Easy to drink and easy to fall in love with. Perfect with your favourite gourmet burgers on the grill. Hickory woodsmoke, campfire all the way. Ironstone delivers extreme value in the glass at many price points. Pair this blockbuster red with BBQ chicken or ribs.

Zinfandel food pairings: barbecued ribs, wings, burgers, spaghetti Bolognaise, aged cheddar.

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This Ironstone Zinfandel 2016 was reviewed on July 3, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Pricing & Stock Information

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HWY. 50 & KING SIDE ROAD36 Add
KINGSTON & MORNINGSIDE24 Add
HWY. 43 & QUEEN STREET17 Add
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Reviews and Ratings

Wineboy rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Creedence Clearwater Revival bemoaned being "stuck in Lodi again". I'd be happy to spend some time there because of Zin's like this. This is almost prototypical of Lodi Zin. Big plummy overripe fruit with a candied fruit nose and a certain sweetness on the finish. Fully new world showing some fresh plum jam notes too. Not a serious wine but seriously good with BBQ ribs especially if they are covered in a sauce that has some sweetness in it.
Melanie Lloyd - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 84/100 with the following review:

On the nose, there is sun-soaked, ripe, and juicy aromas of strawberry and blueberry, along with violet, chocolate, and cloves. On the palate, the sun drenched dark berries follow through, as well as flavours of chocolate, espresso, some floral notes, and black pepper at the finish. It is full-bodied, has some sweetness, and gentle tannins.

Wine-Food Pairing: This would go great with a pulled pork sandwich that is smothered in barbecue sauce.

Tasted September 2018
From the Lodi wine region in California, Ironstone 2016 Old Vines Zinfandel is great value under $20. Grapes were sourced from four vineyards with vines between 40 and 60 years of age. Lots of blueberry and spicy flavours on the palate. Pair with meat tacos. - Community Wine Reviews

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