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2016 Fritz Winery Zinfandel "Dry Creek Valley"

Fritz 2016 Zinfandel

Winery: Fritz Winery

Vintage: 2016

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Dry Creek Valley"

Wine Category: Zinfandel

Grape blend: 100% Zinfandel

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Dry Creek Valley

State or country: CA

Price: $35

Cases produced: 500

KWG Score: 89 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)

Review date: November 12, 2019

Wine Review: This quaffable deep red colored Zinfandel from Dry Creek Valley has an enticing smoky, earthy, dark cherry and warm vanilla bouquet. It is full bodied, with medium acidity, nicely balanced, dry and firm moderate tannins. On the palate, it has jammy dark cherry, stewed plum, blueberry and toasty vanilla flavors. I also found some cocoa and subtle spice notes. It has a nice extended finish with hints of tobacco leaf. This Zin would be great with some grilled sausages. – Mark

Winemaker Notes: In this full-bodied wine, look for aromas of black currant, red cherry, dried cranberries and subtle notes of tobacco and dark chocolate. It is a well-structured Zinfandel with bright acidity and balanced firm tannins. Flavors of plum, black currant, raspberry, and cocoa carry through to its delightful finish.

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