Bottle Notes, Zinfandel

2009 Bedrock Old Vine Sonoma Valley Zinfandel – Bottle Notes

2009 Bedrock Old Vine Zinfandel

Bedrock Wine Co. was founded by Morgan Twain-Peterson in 2007 and focuses on small production wines from several of California’ s most treasured and historic vineyards. The lineup of wines at Bedrock is expanding rapidly, but I think the best of the best are the ancient vineyard Zinfandels Morgan is clearly passionate about.

Purple in color. 15% ABV. Ripe, brambly fruit, lavender and vanilla on the nose. Full bodied and packed with fruits. Just a touch of acidity. Licorice, white pepper, blackberry and raspberry on the palate. Finishes strong with with noticeable tannins. Drink over the next 2-3 years while you wait on the Heirloom wines to blossom.

My rating: 91 points.

$22 from the winery. One of the very best values in California Zinfandel.

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