Bedrock Wine Co. Old Vine Zinfandel 2018 - The Spirit Haus
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Bedrock Wine Co. Old Vine Zinfandel 2018
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Bedrock Wine Co. Old Vine Zinfandel 2018

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  • we90
  • ws90

750ml
$29.99

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2018 was a brilliant year for Zinfandel across California, and this wine reflects it. The 2018 is a blend of 85% Zinfandel filled out with Mataro, Grenache, Alicante Bouschet, Carignan, Petite Sirah and scant amounts of the many other varieties that can be found in California's older, multifarious vineyards. Many of our most venerable vineyards contribute to this wine, including Bedrock, Teldeschi, Esola, Pagani, Papera, Evangelho and Pato filled in with lots from other old vineyards throughout the state. This will provide great drinking pleasure with a decant early on, but as with most iterations of this bottling, will develop nicely for a number of years.
Vinous
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The 2018 Zinfandel Old Vine is bright, floral and beautifully perfumed. Crushed red berries, flowers and sweet spice give the 2018 a very pretty sense of lift. In 2018, the Old Vine is especially gracious and light on its feet. The blend incorporates fruit from a number of top sites, including Bedrock, Teldeschi, Esola, Pagani, Papera, Evangelho and Pato.

Antonio Galloni, April 2020
Wine Enthusiast
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Tempting fruit flavors and an appetizing structure combine nicely in this full-bodied wine, making it taste and feel complete. Classic blackberry and black-pepper aromas give way to juicy, berrylike flavors wrapped in just-firm-enough tannins and acidity for a good grip on the palate.

Jim Gordon, April 1, 2020
Wine Spectator
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Plump and zesty, with lively raspberry and smoked pepper flavors that speed toward lively tannins. Drink now through 2024.

Tim Fish, February 29, 2020