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Ravenswood Big River Single Vineyard Zinfandel 2012 Wine Review

Ravenswood Big River Single Vineyard Zinfandel 2012

Ravenswood Big River Single Vineyard Zinfandel 2012

Alexander Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $44.95

Drink: 2014-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Ravenswood

Agent: Arterra Wines Canada Inc.

Natalie's Score: 93/100

Gorgeous and decadent with aromas of blackberry and spice on the nose and palate. Lovely violets and mystery on the finish. Full-bodied, juicy and supple. Very concentrated and rich. Drink with grilled meats.

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This Ravenswood Big River Single Vineyard Zinfandel 2012 was reviewed on November 11, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Pricing & Stock Information

  • BCLDB
  • 780981
  • $34.39 
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Reviews and Ratings

Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

This single vineyard 100 year old vineyard Zin from California's Alexander Valley, vintage 2012 is a deeply concentrated ruby red and a whopping 15.9% ABV. Bottled May 2014, this wine is showing well. With high relative alcohol, high fruit, high tannins, and moderate acidity, this wine is well balanced and wonderful on the nose and palate. A sophisticated wine which pairs well with braised beef baked lasagna, pulled pork topped nachos, or easily in its own. This wine is easy to love and is sure to please Zin lovers. An easy buy-by-the-case recommendation for the Cali Zin aficionado. Tasted Nov 2016 - @jonsteeves rated 92/100 - bespoketastings.ca
Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Gorgeous ripe berry fruit (raspberry & blueberry), sweet winter baking spices, and a touch of black tea notes are most prominent. This wine is showing clean developing aromas and flavours with moderate acidity, ripe (integrated) tannins, and a long minted berry finish. Enjoy this full bodied wine with finger licking good ribs! Tasted Nov 2016 - @sommsosa | bespoketastings.ca

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