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2011 Robert Biale Zinfandel Black Chicken
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- > Napa Valley
- > Oak Knoll
Community Tasting Notes 33
Kesslerc14 wrote: (92 points)
October 19, 2014 - This is just a great bottle of zin. Ripe cherry and berry flavors and an excellent long finish.
stconner Likes this wine: (92 points)
September 25, 2014 - Nice nose. Some sweatness on the front-end, very nice & longer finish.
Dono1212 wrote: (88 points)
August 16, 2014 - Nice nose; OK, but not outstanding - worked well with spicy red pasta sauce & bison meatballs: 88
skinut Likes this wine: (91 points)
July 6, 2014 - bright, fresh red fruits, no discernible tannins. Almost sweet, but not really. Full bodied and soft on the palate though not particularly complex. Nice length on the finish.
Steven A wrote: (92 points)
March 28, 2014 - - Crimsom color.
Pro Reviews 2
Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar
By Stephen Tanzer
May/June 2013, Issue #168 (link)
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By Richard Jennings
2/2/2013 (link) 93 points
(Robert Biale Zinfandel Black Chicken) Medium red violet color; appealing, lavender, tart berry, black currant nose; tasty, tart berry, pepper, tart black currant palate with medium acidity; needs 2 years; medium-plus finish
- Vintage 2011
- Type Red
- Producer Robert Biale
- Varietal Zinfandel
- Designation Black Chicken
- Vineyard n/a
- Country USA
- Region California
- SubRegion Napa Valley
- Appellation Oak Knoll
- Pending Delivery 10 (1%)
- In Cellars 952 (69%)
- Consumed 419 (30%)