Concentrated and perfumed with lovely notes of plum, flowers, spice and Sonoma-style Zin-berries.
Planted and terraced in 1937, the wine tastes of blueberry cobbler, kirsch and spice. Bold and intense, the deep fruit melds well with the fine tannins, leading into a long and multifaceted finish.
"The 2010 Zinfandel Fredericks Vineyard, from Monte Rosso, explodes from the glass with a heady array of rich, sensual aromas and flavors. Smoke, tar, grilled herbs, licorice and blue/black fruits all come to life in this vivid, arresting Zinfandel. Firm mountain tannins provide the backdrop in a powerful, authoritative wine bursting with class and sheer pedigree. This is a fabulous showing from Larry Turley and his team. Anticipated maturity: 2015-2025."
Vinous / Antonio Galloni
"Good saturated ruby. Lively aromas of blackberry, minerals and licorice lifted by a floral nuance. Tactile, uncompromisingly dry and penetrating, conveying a strong impression of dry extract. The intense black fruit and pepper flavors outlast the wine's firm tannins. Extremely young, intriguing zinfandel in need of bottle aging."
International Wine Cellar