Red

2009 Bedrock Wine Co. Zinfandel Old Vine

Zinfandel

  • USA
  • California
  • Sonoma County
  • Sonoma Valley
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Community Tasting Notes 92

  • galewskj wrote: (88 points)

    January 16, 2016 - Consumed over 2 nights. Well, this bottle was significantly better than the one I drank 3+ years ago. The goopy extracted fruit is gone. Now it drinks like exactly what it is, an entry-level zinfandel from a decent producer. Nothing terribly exciting, but nothing wrong with it. Primarily fruit-driven with nice ripe red round fruit, enough acidity to keep it balanced. Price-appropriate.

  • Steve Fishback wrote: (92 points)

    December 12, 2015 - Another exceptional Zinfandel from Bedrock. Layers of jammy fruit covered with spicy bright Zinfandel flavors, perfect with a sausage pizza on a winter Friday night.

  • stufis wrote: (91 points)

    November 14, 2015 - Compared nicely vs. a '12 Turley Old Vines at the same 6-person meal. Higher-toned than the T (which we all found to be quite an interesting variance...not sure which was favored among us...just...different), but balanced and just as rewarding; huge florals, and the lengthy impression on the palate was quite nice.

  • PSUSteve wrote: (91 points)

    August 6, 2015 - Pop and pour. Nose of black fruit leaps across the room. A little time in the glass still helps this. Rich black fruit mingles with spice with a nice finish.

  • stufis wrote: (84 points)

    May 23, 2015 - Goopy...goopy...goopy. Jeez, I haven't had a top-tier wine this out o' wack since Brian Loring's '06 Pinot Noirs! Then it was the season, the harvest, yadda yadda. ..a terrible vintage. But why now? This vintage? A shocker, I tells ya!

    So here I am getting the same unctious flavors...no balance, nothing savory, not at all spice-driven, no "brambles" in MY glass fo' so', not showing any acid backbone to offer some balance...sup wid dat???

    sez 15% on the label, but I bet it's more 16+++.

    There are other "Old Vines" at this price point that are lighter, more nimble, showing the spice and maybe even something like the "T" word, even though I know that's not 'really'possible from all the locales these grapes come from, but "Old Vine" from a serious producer should not be showing this flabby, purple resin.

    Think I'll open a '10 to tomorrow (Memorial Day) to see whazzup. Check in over there to see my thoughts...

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  • By Josh Raynolds
    May/June 2011, IWC Issue #156 (link)

    (Bedrock Wine Company Zinfandel Old Vine Sonoma Valley) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By Jeb Dunnuck
    Delving into the Languedoc Roussillon, Issue #7, 3/28/2011 (link) 91 points

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2009
  • Type Red
  • Producer Bedrock Wine Co.
  • Varietal Zinfandel
  • Designation Old Vine
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Sonoma County
  • Appellation Sonoma Valley

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 9 (2%)
  • In Cellars 119 (21%)
  • Consumed 444 (78%)

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