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2008 Truchard Zinfandel "Carneros"

Truchard 2008 Zinfandel

Winery: Truchard

Vintage: 2008

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Carneros"

Wine Category: Zinfandel

Grape blend: 100% Zinfandel

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Carneros

State or country: CA

Price: $25

Cases produced: 735

KWG Score: 88 (based on 2 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (88)

Review date: April 10, 2011

Wine Review: This opaque dark purple colored Zinfandel opens with a fragrant blackberry bouquet. On the palate, this wine is full bodied, very ripe and fruit forward. The flavor profile is a ripe black currant with a touch of boysenberry. The finish is dry and its moderate tannins are slightly prolonged. Be sure to pair this Zin with pot roast. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Beautiful aromas of cherry, cranberry and cassis; with a touch of cedar and mint. The mouth is filled with ripe jammy flavors of plum, wild berries, and sweet vanilla. Round tannins and firm acidity provide a long, delicate finish of spice and red fruits.

Organic status: not organic

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