Saturday, June 11, 2011

Four Vines Zinfandel (Old vine cuvee) 2008 review by (PB)

Garnet with brambly blackberry jam, chocolate that dissipates.

Palate--cinnamon with Jammy fruit,wild foundation, smoke and charcoal.

At the $11 price point this is always a reliable Zin and easy drinking. For me, Zinfandel is just plain tasty so raise a glass!


At 7:19 PM permalink, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Chianti is less expensive and taste almost identical. Very dissappointed in the bitter aftertaste. Not costly but does not meet the written reviews. I will try the 2009 to assess for discrepancies. Also no cork? I should have known.....not an expert but knowledgeable for the working mans' taste. Thanks for the opportunity to vent!

At 12:26 AM permalink, Blogger PB said...

Actually Chianti isn't normally "cheaper" but then again it depends what quality level of Chianti you are referencing. If you perceived a bitter after taste you may be developing a problem with your nasopharyngeal area. "No cork?" you should have known what??? Bottom line is that your preference is YOUR preference; no one can argue with that but the rest of your vent is objectively lacking. Raise a glass!


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