2011 Hartford Zinfandel Old Vine


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Community Tasting Notes 7

  • bu11itt Likes this wine: (88 points)

    October 11, 2014 - Light and fruity zin with notes of spice on the nose with a slightly dry mouthfeel.

  • Wine_in_HD wrote: (93 points)

    July 18, 2014 - very good balance of fruit, spice, and savory flavors a little flat on the finish though. Fell off some second day losing some of the delicious nuance flavors. Visited Hartford winery in the Russian River Valley last year and picked this wine after a tasting. May have opened too soon as WS has best drink window from 2015-2020. RP not rated, WS 91.

  • Jmac56 Likes this wine: (89 points)

    April 23, 2014 - Very leathery nose. Wine is quite tannic and needs time to mature but seems to lack fruit and balance.

  • skurtz Likes this wine: (90 points)

    February 4, 2014 - This possibly has the be the best California Zinfandel I've yet tasted. PNP at a restaurant in San Diego. The nose is red fruit and cedar. On the palate, fruit, oak, tannin blended harmoniously. Great stuff.

  • wicho wrote: (91 points)

    January 6, 2014 - Had a few friends for dinner and we came to a consensus score of 91. Still young but very drinkable. Full bodied, good fruit and a bit of complexity. Low acidity and enjoyable tannins, this is a well made wine.

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  • By Josh Raynolds
    May/June 2013, Issue #168 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2011
  • Type Red
  • Producer Hartford
  • Varietal Zinfandel
  • Designation Old Vine
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Sonoma County
  • Appellation Russian River Valley
  • UPC Code 633072815021

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 105 (67%)
  • Consumed 52 (33%)

Food Pairing

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Who Likes This Wine

100% Like It  5 votes