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Kinneybrook Sonoma County Zinfandel 2011


Recommendation: Not recommended

Winery/Producer: Cellared & Bottled by Kunde Family Estate; Kenwood, California

Grape Variety: Zinfandel

Geographic Region, Appellation: Sonoma County, California

Vintage: 2011

Price: $14.40

Purchased From: Total Wine; Northridge, California

Paired With: Lamb kabobs, dill potato salad, variety of salads from an Israeli restaurant

Tasting:

    He said: Dark, almost opaque, garnet color. Bright cherry and hints of alcohol aromas. Lots of tart dark fruit and spice in the taste that lingers through the medium-length finish. But, it’s just a so so Zinfandel. The taste is not pleasant and the finish is just a step above what I would call bitter. Better with the lamb kabobs than sipping after dinner. At $14.40 I would never buy it again!!!

    She said: We have had so many nice Zinfandels at this price so I was disappointed with this one. The aroma was more alcohol than fruit and the taste was lacking. Dry and medium bodied but with quite a sharpness that ended with a biter finish. Chocolate candy at the end did nothing for the wine. I would definitely look around before buying this one again.

    Comments:

Alcohol: 14.1%

Bar code: 03125903220