Murphy-Goode Liars Dice Zinfandel 2008

Zinfandel from Sonoma County, California

Price: $21.00 $18.99
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Item No. 107637
  • W&S90
Style: Big & Bold

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Alcohol By Volume: 15.8%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.
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Winemaker's Notes

In Liar's Dice Zinfandel, we've created our most passionate wine — one that's so sweet and juicy, it'll leave you wanting more. Our 2008 vintage is a combination of both Dry Creek and Alexander Valley fruit. The Dry Creek grapes contribute black raspberry and currants. The Alexander Valley fruit imparts rich flavors of black cherry and blackberry jam. Soft tannins perfectly balance the sweetness of the fruit.

Liar's Dice Zinfandel was made for the backyard barbeque. Nothing's better than grillin' up your favorite meat (may we suggest lip-smacking baby-back ribs, burgers, or pulled pork) and enjoying it with a glass of Liar's Dice Zinfandel.

Critical Acclaim

"Bright and juicy berry flavors race through this clean, friendly zin. The fruit is sweetly ripe, corralled by crisp, mineral lines of tannin. Decant it for barbecued baby back ribs."
90 Points

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Rating:
(2/22/2012)
I was introduced to this wine years ago and loved the 2005 wine. This 2008 is also very good. The price is reasonable, and I recommend it to anyone who likes zinfandel.
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Rating:
(9/2/2011)
The Liar's Dice Zin is my go-to Zin for everyday drinking. Great value wine when you can get it on sale. Should be able to find it for under $15 (sorry wine.com). Standard Sonoma Country Zin - though not a huge fruit bomb.
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Learn About Murphy-Goode Map ItMap It

Twenty years ago, Tim Murphy, Dale Goode and Dave Ready shared a vision: grow distinctive grapes, produce delicious wine, have fun and make friends in the process. They founded their three-family partnership in 1985 and launched the brand with two wines: estate grown Fume Blanc and Chardonnay. In the beginning, only the Murphy family's ranch and the Murphy-Goode Vineyard provided...

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Learn About Sonoma County

Twice as large as Napa in size, Sonoma County only makes about a half the amount of wine as her northeasterly neighbor. But Sonoma, with her size, is able to vouch for more diversity within her borders, including sub-AVAs that are climatically varied. The atmosphere of Sonoma is decidedly laid back and down home country style. But in wines, they are keeping up with the...

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Learn About Zinfandel

Zinfandel(ZIN-fahn-dell) American Grape Zinfandel the American - or Californian - grape. Although it's not from America (Croatia has been named its origin), it does seem quite at home in the vineyards of California. During Prohibition, many Zinfandel vines survived as the high-yielding grape was popular both for home winemaking and communion wine, which is...

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