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Zynthesis Old Vine Zinfandel 2013 Wine Review

Zynthesis Old Vine Zinfandel 2013

Zynthesis Old Vine Zinfandel 2013

Lodi, California, United States

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $24.95

Drink: 2013-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Zynthesis

Agent: Wolf Wines

Natalie's Score: 90/100

The Vintages Catalogue says 2011 but we tasted the 2013 vintage. Vibrant, juicy, fleshy ripe purple plums and blueberry jam on the nose and palate of this full-bodied, smooth Californian red wine. The grapes grow on old vines that are weathered and head pruned in the Lodi region. Finishes with boysenberry flavours.

Zinfandel food pairings: grilled duck breast, spaghetti Bolognaise, aged cheddar, grilled lamb loin.

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This Zynthesis Old Vine Zinfandel 2013 was reviewed on May 30, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

More Vintages: 2011 

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Heather Wall - CS; WSET Advanced rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Lodi, California is the Mecca of California Zinfandel. It is in this region that some of the best Zinfandel is grown. This is a handsome Zinfandel with it's deep ruby purple suit and weighty aromas and flavours of strawberry-rhubarb pie, blueberry, black cherry, sweet spices, dried herbs, black pepper, and smoke. The acidity is balanced and cleansing. This wine is smooth juicy goodness. Long length on a fruit driven finish. Serve with spag Bol, pizza Margherita, Canadian BBQ. Lots of fruit and acidity to suggest some cellar potential.
Tasted: May 2015
The 2013 vintage was a solid one for Lodi. The Zynthesis Old Vine Zinfandel benefits from the old vines which lend concentration and depth of flavour and character. - Community Wine Reviews

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