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Date Printed: 12/20/2014
DeLoach Russian River Zinfandel 2009
DeLoach Russian River Zinfandel 2009
(search item no. 108745)
Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 12/20/2014: $16.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2012 Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points
2010 Wine Enthusiast rating: 89 points
2008 Wine Enthusiast rating: 88 points
2007 Wine Spectator rating: 89 points
2003 Wine Enthusiast rating: 88 points
2001 Wine & Spirits rating: 91 points

Winemaker's Notes:

The nose on this wine is high-toned and full of plum, blackberry and blueberry with hints of red currant and black pepper. Dark red, almost purplish, this wine is full-bodied with excellent structure. This Zinfandel, true to its varietal, is well-balanced, has good acidity, and a touch of toast and fruit on the palate.
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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.