36 Ratings
Ravenswood Teldeschi Vineyard Zinfandel

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Winemaker's Notes

(From 2011 Vintage) Teldeschi Zinfandel's powerful aromas of black cherries, coffee, caramel, and vanilla as well as other sweet dark fruit scents, combine to create the classic character of a great Dry Creek Benchland Zinfandel. Rich flavors of sweet cherry liqueur, vanilla, and smoke lead to a ripe, dense, long, moderately astringent, and bright fruit finish.

Expert Reviews
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  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (From 2005 Vintage) With lots and lots of well-defined, optimally ripened blackberry and stone fruit notes leading the way in both its very deep, full-scaled aromas and wonderfully well-extracted flavors, this year's Teldeschi hits all the right varietal marks. It is at once endowed with zesty acidity and palpable tannins, yet both of those pieces of the puzzle are appropriately buffered by plenty of real fruit at its very heart. The wine's obvious richness may tempt some into early drinking, but this one is bound t...
  • Ken's Wine Guide
    (From 2005 Vintage) This very approachable wine opens with a cherry like bouquet with some hints of cassis and a faint touch of bay leaf. On the palate, this medium bodied wine is smooth, nicely balanced, and requires ...
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2000 Vintage) Rating: 84/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 01/01/03