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2003 Dry Creek Vineyard Zinfandel "Old Vines"


Winery: Dry Creek Vineyard

Vintage: 2003

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Old Vines"

Wine Category: Zinfandel

Grape blend: 81% Zin & 19% Petite Sirah

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Sonoma County

State or country: CA

Price: $25

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 90.6 (based on 3 reviews)

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

Review date: September 23, 2006

Wine Review: This wine has a nice berry bouquet. On the palate, this wine is very flavorful and silky. The wine finished quite dry and a bit tannic. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: The 2003 Old Vine Zinfandel is the best blend from our finest Sonoma sites. This vintage gives us aromas of blackberry and raspberry mixed with a hint of clove and spice. Balanced and elegant, this Zinfandel displays a wonderful harmony of dark fruit coats the palate with flavors of dark berry, ripe cherry and plum. The jammy berry flavors expand across the palate with a hint of earthiness and spice and a long, distinctive finish.

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