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Date Printed: 8/28/2014
DeLoach Russian River Zinfandel 2006
DeLoach Russian River Zinfandel 2006
(search item no. 95753)
green wine


PRICE ON 8/28/2014: $15.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2010 Wine Enthusiast rating: 89 points
2009 Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points
2008 Wine Enthusiast rating: 88 points
2007 Wine Spectator rating: 89 points
2004 The Wine News rating: 94 points
2003 Wine Enthusiast rating: 88 points
2001 Wine & Spirits rating: 91 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Nose: Vibrant aromas of ripe blackberry, cassis and spicy cedar.

Palate: Rich flavors of mulberry and blueberry fruit are complemented by hints of clove and vanilla in the long, smooth finish. This rich, hearty wine has great tannin structure, and a velvety mouthfeel.

Food Pairing: Pot roast, pasta with chorizo sausage and tomato, braised short ribs.

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About DeLoach Vineyards:

The Russian River Valley has come to be known as "America’s Burgundy," and DeLoach is proud to have been an important factor in this distinction. DeLoach's wines have won numerous accolades and scored many 90+ ratings over the years. The Wine Spectator’s James Laube called DeLoach "one of California’s best producers of Chardonnay," and Wine and Spirits has proclaimed DeLoach "Winery of the Year" nine times.

DeLoach's mission is to produce exceptional wines that spotlight the singular personality of the Russian River Valley in a socially responsible, environmentally sensitive way. They seek to foster a better understanding of the Valley's unique terroir, with its rare and bountiful convergence of the sea, the soil and the stars.