Rombauer Vineyards Zinfandel
228 Ratings
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228 Ratings
Rombauer Vineyards Zinfandel

Wine Details

Varietal

Zinfandel

Style

Red

Wine Description

Opening with a burst, this wine boasts aromas of blackberry and boysenberry jam. On the palate, rich, juicy fruit loaded with ripe wild berries, plum, fig and black cherry flavors. Supple tannins and smooth oak notes show in the lush, mouth-filling finish. Our favorite pairings for this wine include braised short ribs over wild mushroom risotto, pizza, and pork tenderloin.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2012 Vintage) This 2012 vintage delivers classic Rombauer Zinfandel. The weight and dimension are immediately apparent by the dark purplish-ruby color. Ripe boysenberry, clove, black pepper and hints of raspberry aromas perfume from the glass. Plush and velvety flavors of dark berry fruits and vanilla flood the palate. A lengthy finish lingers for several minutes.

Varietal

Zinfandel

Style

Red

Opening with a burst, this wine boasts aromas of blackberry and boysenberry jam. On the palate, rich, juicy fruit loaded with ripe wild berries, plum, fig and black cherry flavors. Supple tannins and smooth oak notes show in the lush, mouth-filling finish. Our favorite pairings for this wine include braised short ribs over wild mushroom risotto, pizza, and pork tenderloin.

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (From 1994 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 03/31/97.
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 1993 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 07/31/95.