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2019 Hartford Zinfandel "Old Vine"

Hartford 2019 Old Vine Zinfandel

Winery: Hartford

Vintage: 2019

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Old Vine"

Wine Category: Zinfandel

Grape blend: 94% Zinfandel & 6% Mixed Blacks

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Russian River Valley

State or country: CA

Price: $40

Cases produced: 2,300

KWG Score: 94.9 (based on 5 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (92.5)

Review date: March 8, 2022

Wine Review: This medium purple colored Zinfandel opens with pencil lead and black raspberry cobbler bouquet with hints of stewed black plum and vanilla. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied with medium plus acidity. The mouthfeel is round, balanced, and crisp. The flavor profile is very fruit forward, featuring juicy red plum and graphite along with notes of chalky minerality and red raspberry tea. We also detected hints of oak, cinnamon, and pepper. The finish is dry, and its flavors and dusty tannins are nicely prolonged. The Tasting Panel would pair this big boy Zin with your favorite steak taco or with a steak pizzaiola. Enjoy – KWGTP

Winemaker Notes: The 2019 Hartford Russian River Valley Zinfandel is showing aromas of ripe plum, blackberry, black cherry which are highlighted with hints of white pepper and allspice. Blueberry, red raspberry, nutmeg and mocha flavors lead into a long, bright finish with supple tannins.

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