Friday, July 15, 2011

Jelly Jar Old Vine Zinfandel "Nova Vineyard" 2009 review by (PB)

Bright super ruby hue with bright red creamy berry aromas of candied red fruit with touch of cinnamon.

Palate--Bursting wondrous pure, intense red berries with Zin backbone, almost lady- like structure and refined tannins.

This is one of the cleanest, purest Zinfandels I have had and I have had a bunch. I am a Zinfandel freak. This is uncomplicated, straightforward, finessed, delicious Zinfandel and a nice food wine to boot. My wife bought it for me as a gift. It was $22 which is more than I normally pay for my wine, but what a nice treat. Raise a glass to the only truly American grape!

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