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2003 Edmeades Zinfandel

Winery: Edmeades

Vintage: 2003

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Wine Category: Zinfandel

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Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Mendocino

State or country: CA

Price: $17

Cases produced: 12,000

KWG Score: 89.6 (based on 5 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (93.99-90)

Review date: October 15, 2006

Wine Review: This wine is for serious Zin drinkers. This is a big fruit forward wine. At 15.1% alcohol, it’s not hot, but it is smokin. I would enjoy it at a BBQ or on its own after dinner. Quite tasty. Finishes dry. Enjoy. - kjh

Winemaker Notes: Focused aroma's of cherries, spice, roasted coffee, and oak vanillin lead way to more funky aromas of earth and forest floor. Small amounts of Pinot Noir and Grenache add a perfumed fruit character to the aromas. Darker fruit flavors show up on the palate followed by a long, linging, berry, finish. Juicy, jammy, and lively on the palate to begin - but upon airing, the wine displays more tart raspberry flavors. I hope you have as much fun deciphering the different aromatics as I do. Wow! High toned fruit! Van Williamson - winemaker

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