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Pedroncelli Mother Clone Zinfandel 2017 Wine Review

Pedroncelli Mother Clone Zinfandel 2017

Pedroncelli Mother Clone Zinfandel 2017

Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $27.95

Drink: 2020-2025

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.7%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Pedroncelli

Agent: John Gibson Agencies

Natalie's Score: 88/100

A spicy, full-boded Zinfandel from Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma County with 12% Petite Sirah added. The majority of the Zin for this wine comes from vines cloned in the 1980s from "mother vines" planted in 1904 with some of the grapes for this vintage taken from these original vines. Ripe red berry, dark plum, vanilla, cedar spice and minty herb flavours on the palate.

Zinfandel food pairings: gourmet burgers, sticky BBQ ribs, Hawaiian pizza.

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This Pedroncelli Mother Clone Zinfandel 2017 was reviewed on March 25, 2020 by Natalie MacLean

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

Pedroncelli has crafted an classic Zinfandel here. Ample black fruit under hits of meat, sausage and smoke. Nice balance, fruity with grippy tannins and a long finish. This is a big wine to enjoy with spicy ribs, steaks or spicy pasta. Tasted February 2020. www.thewineloverskitchen.com
Pedroncelli Mother Clone 2017 is a spicy, full-bodied Zinfandel from Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma County with ripe plum, blackberry compote, white pepper spice and toasty oak spice from American oak ageing. The majority of the Zinfandel for this wine comes from vines cloned in the 1980s from "mother vines" planted in 1904. This vintage was awarded Double Gold at the 2019 Tasters Guild International. - Community Wine Reviews

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