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Rust Wine Co. Zinfandel 2014 Wine Review

Rust Wine Co. Zinfandel 2014

Rust Wine Co. Zinfandel 2014

Similkameen Valley, British Columbia V.Q.A., Canada

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $25.00

Drink: 2018-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.2%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Rust Wine Co.

Natalie's Score: 90/100

A juicy, full-bodied BC red wine made from old vine Zinfandel grapes planted in desert rocky soils. Aromas of black cherry and plum with some spice. Pair with barbecued and grilled meats, especially ribs.

This Rust Wine Co. Zinfandel 2014 was reviewed on August 30, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Beautiful, full bodied, well balanced, fruit forward, dense concentration. Blackberry, plum, ripe raspberries. Pairs well with tangy bourbon basted baby back ribs. Tasted 2014 vintage in August 2018. 91 points
Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Perfect for all your summer BBQ'S. Aromas of ripe dark plum, blueberry and peppery spice. Full bodied, nice bright acidity, and ripe fruit on the palate. Spicy, peppery notes come through on the finish. Enjoy with all your summer grilling, from veggies, to ribs, to steak.
Andrea Shapiro rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

From Similkameen Valley, B.C. This pretty medium garnet coloured Zinfandel has such an invigorating aromatic floral bouquet. Featuring - pomegranates, raspberries, sour cherries, red licorice, anise, fennel, graphite and a touch of toasted vanilla beans. Flavours are lively, reflecting the same cherry and pomegranate elements. Red plums, toasted oak and chewy lingering tannins give an awesome mouthfeel that’s dry, grippy yet juicy and mouthwatering. Medium plus body and fruit forward finish. Went perfectly with smoked bacon wrapped filet mignon. 90 points - tasted August 2018

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