Original
288 Ratings
Klinker Brick Winery Old Vine Zinfandel

Wine Details

Varietal

Zinfandel

Style

Red

Wine Description

(2012 Vintage) The most rich, intense and multi-dimensional zinfandel tends to be produced from “Old Vines”, vines that are at least 50 years old. “Old Vines”, also known as Ancient Vines, Gnarly vines, Old Timer Vines, Old World Vines or Old Twisted Vines are in decline, mature in age, with low vigor. They tend to have fewer clusters of grapes with smaller berry size, yielding more intense sugars, color and concentration of flavors typically producing wines that are generally better balanced with more body and structure.

Expert Reviews
  • Wine Spectator
    (2011 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 01/06/2014