Vinum Cellars Paso Robles Zinfandel 2011 – An Easy Drinker

Juicy and jammy.

100% Zinfandel from Paso Robles, California.

SRP of $14 and available for as low as $11. 1,900 cases produced. Sample submitted for review.

From the bottle:

“Vinum Cellars is a small California winery well known for producing wines of the highest quality. The grapes are selected from premium coastal and cool climate growing areas within California. The wines are made by hand in small batches to allow the varietal character of each wine to express itself.

13.5% Alcohol”

The 2011 Vinum Cellars Paso Robles California Zinfandel begins with aromas of ripe, jammy, sour berry fruit along with hints of anise and leather. Tasting the wine reveals more juicy and jammy fruit including blueberry, blackberry and strawberry rhubarb. This is not an over the top Zin (thus only 13.5% alcohol), but has a soft, easy to drink mouthfeel with a nice bit of spicy black pepper underneath. It ends with sour fruit and a bit of bramble and has good length.

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Taste Rating: 7              Cost Rating: 7
Overall Rating: 7.0

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