2007 Cline Cellars Zinfandel Ancient Vine Contra Costa County
58 Ratings
Detail
58 Ratings
2007 Cline Cellars Zinfandel Ancient Vine Contra Costa County

Wine Details

Varietal

Zinfandel

Style

Red

Wine Description

(From 2008 Vintage) Ripe fruit and soft tannins make this mouthcoating rich vintage a nice complement to pasta dishes with a light tomato sauce or grilled meats.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2008 Vintage) The 2008 Ancient Vines Zinfandel shows wonderful dusty raspberry, blackberry, white pepper and spice, with coffee and chocolate characters. Ripe fruit and soft tannins make this a mouth-coating rich vintage. Aging in new and used wood has lent this wine a subtle vanilla quality that nicely complements the explosive fruit notes.

Shipping Information

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Expert Reviews
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  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (From 2003 Vintage) Very ripe in tone with dried grape and chocolate notes all over the place, this wine shows its hot weather origins on the palate where early flesh in its mouthfeel turns to soft, fairly open flavors that are bucked up by an odd bit of late-arriving acidity. Drink it up soon, if the wine strikes your fancy.
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 1996 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 118 on Aug-98