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ZINFANDEL 2015 Amador County, Sierra Foothills
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer EASTON
Assessed from a bottle purchased at the LCBO. Bill Easton has been making wine in Amador County for more than three decades and this Zin is worth a detour. Very deep intense purple colour. Very bright, juicy, plummy-black-cherry-raspberry purée nose with some gently cedary notes. Fairly dry, medium to medium-full bodied, quite well structured, tangy, fairly juicy, intense, ripe plum-cherry-cassis flavours with a lingering, fairly high acid, mineral-tinged, fairly dense, mouthfilling, black currant finish. Has 14.5% alcohol and 6 g/L residual sugar. The 2012 was released on August 8, 2015 at $27.95. CSPC 328377
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Vin Glo
Country USA
Region California
Rating ***(91 points)
Solid, Ripe, Cassis-Cherry-Plum
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
TASTING NOTE: Epitomizes fine Sierra Foothills Zinfandel, offering vibrant, briary raspberry, smoked pepper and wild sweet anise flavors that stretch out on the zesty finish. Drink now through 2023. Smart Buys. Ranked #45 in the 2018 Wine Spectator Top 100. Score - 92 (Tim Fish, winespectator.com, Nov. 15, 2018) Price $ 32.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - September 19, 2020
Cases bought 168 (12 bottles per case)

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