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2016 Three Wine Zinfandel "Bigelow"

Three 2016 Bigelow Zinfandel

Winery: Three Wine

Vintage: 2016

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Bigelow"

Wine Category: Zinfandel

Grape blend: 78% Zinfandel, 15% Petite Sirah, 5% Carignane & 2% Alicante Bouschet

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Contra Costa County

State or country: CA

Price: $38

Cases produced: 752

KWG Score: 92.6 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (91)

Review date: February 11, 2019

Wine Review: This dark red colored offering from Three is varietally correct! It opens with a fragrant brambly red raspberry and boysenberry bouquet with hints of red cherry. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced, juicy and smooth. The flavor profile is a red raspberry and red plum blend with notes of cinnamon and five spice and a touch of cola. The finish is dry and its fruit flavors and mild tannins are pleasantly prolonged. The Panel suggested pairing this Zin with a mahi-mahi sandwich. Enjoy - KWGTP

Winemaker Notes: The wine is dark black and blue color to the edge, with boysenberry, violets, supple tannins, and perfect acidity. The wine shows staggering ancient vine concentration with a briary density, and silken chewiness with a velour-like texture. Decant and enjoy the versatile 2016 Bigelow Zinfandel with beef bourguignon, or fig and goat cheese flatbread.

Organic status: not organic

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