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Hartford Family Wines Zinfandel Hartford Vineyard Russian River Valley

Wine Details

Varietal

Zinfandel

Style

Red

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2001 Vintage) The 2001 Hartford Vineyard Zinfandel has knockout aromas reminiscent of a veritable box of chocolates with caramel, coffee, mocha and raspberry aromas complemented by flavors of blackberry jam mingled with chocolate covered berries. Well integrated tannins juxtapose exceptional viscosity and a very opulent texture. Don Hartford tends this 90-year old vineyard located on approximately seven acres along Wood Road in the Russian River appellation of Sonoma County. The vineyard is head-pruned and pr...

Expert Reviews
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  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (From 2004 Vintage) Solidly focused on plentifully oaked, ripe blackberry fruit in the nose, this nicely balanced bottling follows with like-minded, moderately deep, berryish flavors and shows far more polish and far less heat than its stated 16.2% alcohol predicts. It comes without much in the way of tannic bite, and it looks good to go in the near term.
  • Robert Parker
    (From 2004 Vintage)
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 2000 Vintage)