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Cline Cellars Ancient Vines Zinfandel 2012

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Community Reviewer reviewed this wine as follows:

Ancient Vines Zinfandel shows wonderful dusty raspberry, blackberry, white pepper and spice, with coffee and chocolate characters. Ripe fruit and soft tannins make this a mouth-coating, rich wine. Aging in new and used wood has lent this wine a subtle vanilla quality that nicely complements the explosive fruit notes.

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Cline Cellars Ancient Vines Zinfandel 2012, Contra Costa County, California, United States: Cline's Zinfandel grapes are sourced from dry-farmed vines planted more than 100 years ago, thus deserving the name Ancient Vines. The depth and concentration of that aging vine wisdom shows in the glass. Notes of blackberry and toasty, black fruit, tar, smoke and toasty oak. Full-bodied. Perfect for BBQ meats and a campfire. This is a truly mouth-filling wine. Big, long finish like a Broadway number... it's a dazzling kick-line for the senses. Drink: 2013-2016. 719211 15% D 750 mL  $20.95 Score: 91/100. June 7, 2014 Top Rated Red Wine. Plush Pork Wine  Full Review

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