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Neyers Tofanelli Vineyard Zinfandel

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Wine Description

(2006 Vintage) "Very ripe and close to late harvest in tone but so loaded in fruit that it never crosses over the line from table uses to a wine more suited to post-prandial enjoyment, this generously stuffed, very full-bodied bottling is going to find enthusiastic takers among those who like their Zins on the big side. Both acid and tannin make themselves known towards the finish, and this is one that we would age a few years."

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  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (2005 Vintage) Bruce Neyers' wines never lack for intensity and out-and-out ripe-ness, and this trio exhibits both the positives and the negatives that can accompany that stylistic preference. Here, it is compact and concentrated blackberry fruit that takes the control, and it is supported by creamy rich oak and complexing hints of currants. Mouthfilling but never heavy, ripe without resort to desiccation and surprisingly well-polished for a wine of its size, this one is about as good as it gets in wines of its...
  • Wine & Spirits
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: 82/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 02/08
  • Wine Advocate
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: (86-88) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 168 on Dec-06
  • Wine Spectator
    (1999 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 05/31/01
  • Robert Parker
    (2006 Vintage)