The 2007 Ancient Vines Zinfandel shows wonderful dusty raspberry, blackberry, white pepper and spice, with coffee and chocolate characters.
Ripe fruit and soft tannins make this a mouth-coating rich vintage. Aging in new and used wood has lent this wine a subtle vanilla quality that nicely complements the explosive fruit notes.
Great if you want to make the effort to seperate the complex fruits or simply enjoy the full body.
Big bodaciously dark berries backed with a solid wall of oaky toastyness. Solid, decadent, zin.
We sampled this wine when we toured the Cline winery on a trip to California. We really liked it, and now back in Ohio are really glad to be able to still get it. I'm not wine educated enough to give a technical review, but we really enjoy this Red Zin over others we've had.