Monday, April 04, 2011

Rosenblum Zinfandel Harris Kratka Vineyard 2005 revie by (PB)


Some intensity in the color with some maturation in the garnet hue with somewhat opaque rim.

Bouquet is complex with jammy wild black berry, a touch of baker's cocoa, and for the first time having had numerous bottles of this wine, there was a green hay note behind the big aromas. It is hard to sequester the anise/licorice notes from the rest.

Palate--solid, mature wine with integrated tannins, big dark fruit, with a dark chocolate finish, a touch of smoke and more black berries. I have only one bottle left--sad! This wine sells at the mid $20 price point but I got it on close out for around $14. Now that is how you should buy and drink wine; raise a glass.

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