(2006 Vintage) [91 pts Robert Parker] The 2006 Zinfandel Rattlesnake Ridge from the cool upper elevations of Howell Mountain displays a lighter style medium body a fragrant up-front almost Pinot Noir-like delicacy but some real strength in the background. This is not one of the bigger Zinfandels despite the high alcohol and in fact it seems to be finesse-styled. Drink it over the next 4-5 years.
(2006 Vintage) Good ruby-red. Smoke and mocha on the nose, along with some slightly porty, earthy low tones. Fat, creamy and sweet, conveying an impression of alcohol and slight heaviness. A broad and rather powerfu...
Robert Parker(1998 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 129
Wine Advocate(1998 Vintage) Rating: (89-90) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 126 on Jan-00