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Wild Thing Old Vine Zinfandel 2015 Wine Review

Wild Thing Old Vine Zinfandel 2015

Wild Thing Old Vine Zinfandel 2015

Mendocino County, California, United States

Community Score:87/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $26.95

Drink: 2018-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Wild Thing

Agent: Kylix Wines

Natalie's Score: 87/100

Juicy with racy acidity for barbecued ribs. Aromas of purple plums and spice and smoke.

Zinfandel food pairings: chicken mole, pork tacos, grilled game sausages.

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This Wild Thing Old Vine Zinfandel 2015 was reviewed on September 15, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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From Mendocino County, Wild Thing Old Vine Zinfandel (2015) is produced by the Guru of single-vineyard Zinfandel, Carol Shelton. While the Zin is youthful and zesty, the grapes for this dry and juicy red were sourced from 60-plus year old vines that look, well, a little wild. There is some Carignane and Petite Sirah into the blend as well bringing spicy, cigar box flavours to the plummy, ripe raspberry layers on this smooth and very approachable Zin. The wine was aged 14 months in 85% American and 15% French barrels; 35% were new oak. - Community Wine Reviews

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