Renwood Zinfandel

Renwood, California Zinfandel, 2012

$14 at Astoria Park Wine and Spirits 

http://astoriaparkwineandspirits.com

 

Sight

  • Clarity: Clear, no sediment
  • Brightness: Day bright
  • Color: Ruby, Brick
  • Rim: Brick orange 
  • Viscosity: Medium

 

Nose

  • Intensity: Moderate Plus
  • Age: young
  • Fruit: Prunes, Jammy Blackberrys, Jammy Black Cherry, Figs,
  • Floral: Violets
  • Non Fruit: Sage, Chocolate, vanilla, clove, nutmeg 
  • Earth: Potting soil, fresh turned earth
  • Wood: Partial new oak

 

Palate

  • Fruit: Prune, Jammy Blackberry, Dried Apricot, Fig, Jammy Black Cherry 
  • Floral: Violet
  • Non Fruit: Sage Chocolate, Vanilla
  • Earth: Turned Soil
  • Wood: Partial New French Oak

 

Structure

  • Sweetness: Dry
  • Body: Full
  • Tannin: Medium Plus
  • Acid: Medium plus
  • Alcohol: High

 

A nice example of California Zin, drinks like a much more expensive bottle

 

Please check the link below for the typical flavor of the wine.