Vellutini Ranch Zinfandel 2009

Publication

Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar

Author

Josh Raynolds

Award

93

Review

Inky purple. Black and blue fruits, smoky oak and a whiff of singed plum on the nose. Lush and powerful, with sweet blackberry and boysenberry flavor and seductive floral and spice nuances. Firm acidity gives this fleshy, muscular wine lift and spine. Finishes with substantial but integrated tannins and a jolt of exotic floral pastilles.