Original
66 Ratings
Grgich Hills Estate Zinfandel Napa Valley

Wine Details

Varietal

Zinfandel

Style

Red

Wine Description

(2001 Vintage) The Zinfandel grapes for this vintage were harvested in mid-September at perfect physiological maturity. Both the growing and bloom seasons were long, as was the harvest. So, the result was another signature Grgich Hills Zinfandel - a beautifully balanced wine with medium body, plenty of soft tannins, good acidity, and rich, complex flavors and loads of berries. Tasting our 2000 Zinfandel is a feast for the senses. It has a beautiful, deep purple color and delightful aromas of ripe blackberries,...

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Enthusiast
    (1996 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast
  • Wine Spectator
    (1998 Vintage)
  • Wine Spectator
    (1999 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 05/15/02
  • Wine Spectator
    (1992 Vintage) Rating: 84/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 07/31/95
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (2006 Vintage) 5% Petite Sirah. Both of the Grgich Hills efforts are built along fairly firm lines, but whereas its pricey partner convinces in fruit, this comparatively stark wine lacks clear definition while coming up short on requisite flesh. Hard and drying with a rush of last-minute tannin, it needs lengthy aging and a full measure of luck to grow into beauty.