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2011 Robert Biale Zinfandel Black Chicken
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- > Napa Valley
Community Tasting Notes 35
stconner Likes this wine: (93 points)
November 11, 2014 - nice combo of fruit and long finish.
wineismylife wrote: (92 points)
November 5, 2014 - WIML92
Tasted non blind.
Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of perfume, talc, berries and plums. Flavors of red currants, berries and cherries. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold.
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
Pro Reviews 2
Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar
By Stephen Tanzer
May/June 2013, Issue #168 (link)
(Robert Biale Vineyards Zinfandel Black Chicken Napa Valley) Subscribe to see review text.
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 Napa Valley
- UPC Code 1000000000224
- Pending Delivery 10 (1%)
- In Cellars 943 (66%)
- Consumed 478 (33%)