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2015 Carol Shelton Zinfandel "Rocky Reserve"

Carol Shelton 2015 Rocky Reserve Zinfandel

Winery: Carol Shelton

Vintage: 2015

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Rocky Reserve"

Wine Category: Zinfandel

Grape blend: 87% Zinfandel & 13% Petite Sirah

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Rockpile

State or country: CA

Price: $36

Cases produced: 508

KWG Score: 92 (based on 5 reviews)

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

Review date: June 15, 2019

Wine Review: This dark ruby colored Zinfandel from Carol Shelton opens with a blueberry, vanilla and oak bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, acidic and juicy. The flavor profile is a Bing cherry with notes of oak, red plum and blueberry. The finish is dry, silky and subtle. Our mini-tasting group thought this Zin was food friendly and would pair well with a pan-fried pork chop. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Nice dark-red in color, big blueberry-blackberry fruit, spicy-chocolatey oak, nicely focused acidity enhances mineral flavors, elegantly structured tannins for aging, super plush long finish!

Organic status: not organic

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