Drink.  Learn.  Laugh.  Repeat.

Welcome Back!Sign in here:

Not Registered?Become one of our thirsty clan 284,870 strong:

Register Today!
Ad

Renwood Premier Old Vine Zinfandel 2017 Wine Review

Renwood Premier Old Vine Zinfandel 2017

Renwood Premier Old Vine  Zinfandel 2017

Amador County, California, United States

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 3

  Add My Review


Price: $19.95

Drink: 2020-2023

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 15.3%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Renwood

Agent: Vin Vino Wine Merchants Inc.

Natalie's Score: 91/100

Renwood Premier is a smoky, spicy full-bodied, old-vines Zinfandel from Amador County, California. Ripe and concentrated flavors of blueberry, spiced plum and mocha flavours on the plate. Structured tannins and mouth-watering acidity for grilled fare from the BBQ, but will show better if cellared for three years.

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

Terrific Turkey Wine

This Renwood Premier Old Vine Zinfandel 2017 was reviewed on February 26, 2020 by Natalie MacLean

More Vintages: 2014  2013  2013 

  Add New Vintage

Pricing & Stock Information

Reviews and Ratings

Linda Mertes WSET 2 rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

An eye-catching "R" on the label, this is a full-bodied Californian Zinfandel from an area of the Sierra Nevada that boasts its production of this varietal and its aged vines. Full-bodied with dark berry aromas and oak influence with vanilla and cocoa. Dark fruit on the palate with medium acidity and tannins. Decant or age. Will pair well with barbequed lamb or beef. Tasted February 2020.
Renwood 2017 is a full-bodied old vines Zinfandel from Amador County, California. Smoky on the nose with ripe plum, vanilla and spicy. Juicy and lush n the palate with ripe strawberry, blueberry, dark chocolate and pepper spice flavours on the palate. Tannins are firm. Nice now, better in a couple of years. Pair with barbeque fare. - Community Wine Reviews

If you liked the Renwood Premier Old Vine Zinfandel 2017, you might also like these wines:

Ad

WANT TO LEARN HOW TO

PAIR WINE
& FOOD?

Join me in a free online video class to learn the secrets to perfect pairings.

Wine of the Week

As featured on  

CTV Wine of the Week!

Skouras White Wine
Moscofilero 2019,
Arcadia, Pelponnese P.G.I. ...

Natalie MacLean

Canada's Most Quoted Wine Writer

Natalie MacLean is editor of Canada's largest wine review web site, publishing hundreds of wine reviews every week for more than 284,870 members.

She was named the World's Best Drinks Writer at the World Food Media Awards in Australia.

Natalie has published two books with Random House, the second was named one of Amazon's Best Books of the Year. Get access to all of her reviews today by becoming a member of her site.

FEEL LOST IN THE

LCBO?

Know the wines you want before you even get to the store with my wine reviews. Join now. It's free.

Red, White & Drunk All Over

  Best Books of the Year

Red, White & Drunk all over by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean writes about wine with a sensuous obsession... and often laugh-out-loud funny... Terrific.

Rex Pickett, Sideways

Ms. MacLean is the disarming Everywoman. She loves wine, loves drinking ... ultimately, it's a winning formula.

Eric Asimov, The New York Times

GOT A SMARTPHONE?

Access my reviews on mobile with the bar code scanner.

GET NAT'S APP

Unquenchable: A Tipsy Search

  Best Books of the Year

Unquenchable by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean is a new force in the wine writing world ‐ a fiesty North American answer to Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson. She can write beautifully about wine.

The Financial Times of London

There are very few people in the wine world who "get it" and Natalie is one of those who brings more fun to a buttoned-up and stodgy game.

Gary Vaynerchuck, Wine Library TV

Starting a Wine Cellar?

Expert advice for all budgets

Insider tips on starting a wine cellar
From wine racks to underground caves, insider tips on size and space, number of bottles, ideal conditions and reputable resources.   learn more  
Winner World's Best Drink Writer
WFour-Time Winner James Beard Foundation
Five-Time Winner Association of Food Journalists
Six-Time Winner Bert Greene Award
Best Wine Literature Book Gourmand World Cookbook Awards
Online Writer of the Year Louis Roederer International Wine Writing Award