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2014 Ravenswood Zinfandel "Dickerson"

Winery: Ravenswood

Vintage: 2014

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Dickerson"

Wine Category: Zinfandel

Grape blend: 100% Zinfandel

Region: Napa Valley

State or country: CA

Price: $37

Cases produced: 1,293

KWG Score: 91.6 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (90)

Review date: May 2, 2017

Wine Review: This ruby colored Zinfandel from Napa opens with a Dr. Pepper and vanilla bean bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced and savory. The flavor profile is a blend of chocolate, caramel and espresso with a hint a hint of black currant and cinnamon. The finish is dry and its flavors fades away nicely. This Zin would pair nicely with rosemary encrusted lamb chop. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Since 1976, Ravenswood has been synonymous with spectacular single-vineyard wines crafted from distinguished, old-vine vineyards. Located on Zinfandel Lane in the western benchlands of Napa Valley, Dickerson is a small, superb vineyard yielding beautifully structured Zinfandel. This wine is traditionally full of ripe raspberries, and the 2014 does not disappoint. 100% Zinfandel, this wine is bright, with a mouthful of fresh red raspberry, cedar, mint and nutmeg baking spices.

Organic status: not organic

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