2003 Frog's Leap Zinfandel
S"Varietal intensity is an easy goal to set as winemakers, but one often missed by today's Zins. The 2003, however, hits the mark right away with the cinnamon and nutmeg aromas mixed with the classic Zinfandel qualities of wild berry and brambly fruits. Across the palate the wine continues to reveal layers of fruit and earth that range from cherry and raspberry to cigar box and cedar. The tannins are resolved and the texture is plush allowing for a Zin that is both rich and quaffable. This wine ha...
Wine.comThe wine is an inherent beauty: great color, a naturally high acidity with a refreshing low pH, bright Zinfandel fruit - full of raspberries and spice, an enhanced synergy from that dash of old vine Napa Gamay, silky, smooth, balanced flavors.
Connoisseurs' Guide to California WinesRating: 85/100 - As reviewed by Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines on Sep-06
Wine SpectatorRating: 82/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 01/01/05