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Renwood Premier Old Vine Zinfandel 2013 Wine Review

Renwood Premier Old Vine Zinfandel 2013

Renwood Premier Old Vine Zinfandel 2013

Amador County, California, United States

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $23.95

Drink: 2014-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 15.3%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Renwood

Agent: Du Chasse Wines & Spirits

Natalie's Score: 91/100

Lots of juicy purple and black plum flavours in this full-bodied, smooth Californian Zinfandel. Smokey campfire finish - lovely! Pair with grilled hamburger.

Zinfandel food pairings: cheese pizza, roasted stuffed turkey, barbecued steaks, meat pies, Portobello mushrooms.

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This Renwood Premier Old Vine Zinfandel 2013 was reviewed on November 26, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Mmmmm, just alluring! This inky red Zinfandel shows pronounced aromas black cherry, plum, anise, violets and fresh mint. The palate repeats these attractive and complex notes and adds to it with lasting flavours of licorice, dates and graphite minerality. Hailing from Amador County - at the Sierra Foothills - in California, this full-bodied Zinfandel shows an incredible of balance of acidity (moderate), tannins (moderate to low) and alcohol (high but integrated). Enjoy with sweet and tangy BBQ wings. Tasted Nov 2016. @sommsosa | bespoketastings.ca
Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Blackberry, raspberry, blueberry pomegranate, graphite minerality. A wonderful Cali Zin which is designed to please. Offering great value, this wine is well balanced, high alcohol, being declared at 16.08% ABV. Showing well with vibrant black and red fruit, structured tannins and acidity. Enjoy this Full bodied Old Vine Zin with pulled pork, bacon and sausage pizza, spicy wings, comfort foods, or an aged cheese platter. This is a wine to buy by the case approaching the festive season and is sure to please. Drinking well now. @jonsteeves rated 92/100 - Tasted Nov 2016 - bespoketastings.ca
Lots of sunshine on this juicy, deep red Californian Zinfandel. Flavours of purple and black plum, spice and smoke all full and rich on the palate, make this a very elegant wine. Pair with gourmet burgers. - Community Wine Reviews

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