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2006 Layer Cake Zinfandel "Layer Cake Primitivo"

Winery: Layer Cake

Vintage: 2006

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Layer Cake Primitivo"

Wine Category: Zinfandel

Grape blend: 100% Primitivo

Region: Puglia

State or country: Italy

Price: $16

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 88 (based on 1 review)

Average Virtual Score: 89.6 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89.99-87)

Review date: October 4, 2008

Wine Review: Laker Cake is a fun project made by Pure Love Wines. I had a chance to try a few of their new creations and the "Primitivo" was the one that I fancied and found the most intriguing. This dark ruby wine opens with a light raspberry like bouquet with a hint of bananas. Yes, bananas. On the palate, the wine is medium bodied, smooth, nicely balanced, with juicy light raspberry like flavors with a touch of Boston Crème pie on the back palate. The finish is dry and lingers nicely for a little while. Have fun with this wine, I did. Cheers, Ken

Winemaker Notes: The wine is opaque and purple-colored with a nose of jammy black cherry and blackberry fruit, truffles, tar, and spice. Warm and rich in the mouth; the ripe fruit is well supported by the depth of the structure.

Organic status: not organic

Buy it: Use 1000 Corks to find stores that sell Layer Cake 2006 Primitivo.

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