Red

2016 Bedrock Wine Co. Heritage Wine Pato Vineyard

Zinfandel Blend

  • USA
  • California
  • San Francisco Bay
  • Contra Costa County
Drink between 2018 - 2026 (Edit)
CT91.7 28 reviews
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Community Tasting Notes 14

  • tomlee wrote: 93 points

    October 20, 2020 - Purple in color. 14% ABV. Savory nose of brambly red and black fruits, plums, earth and pepper. Medium body with medium acidity. Charming, Claret style Zinfandel with plenty of lush, sweet fruits. Strawberry, blood orange, black cherry and pepper on the palate. Fantastic Zinfandel with a really unique flavor profile. Given a healthy mix of Petite Sirah I suspect this will age well. Best over the next 3-5 years.

  • JERB Likes this wine: 89 points

    October 13, 2019 - This wine just did not ring any bells for me. It was, as others have suggested, reminiscent of a pinot. I will readily admit that my flavor preference in wines is towards the bigger, deeper, bolder flavors, but I also enjoy lighter wines that offer layers of flavor. This one did not do that for me. Maybe it is purely a stylistic thing that I don't get. Whatever... I will move on to other wine from Bedrock in hopes of more dynamic flavors.

    2 people found this helpful Comment
  • GoBlue2002 Likes this wine: 91 points

    October 9, 2019 - Fairly dark in color (high petite syrah).
    PnP - consumed over 1.5 hrs - picked up at the end.
    Bramble, spice, black fruit, dried fruit
    This is relatively unique in the Bedrock single Vineyard lineup in the plushness and velvety texture (made me think of a RRV pinot). A touch of complexity on the finish, but that's not the hallmark of this wine.
    Went down fast.
    Looking forward to the next bottles - this should improve with age.
    Me - 91/92, Wife - 90/91

    2 people found this helpful Comment
  • MGoodwine wrote: flawed

    November 19, 2018 - Corked...
    Was the first bottle that I had tried. Shipped directly from Bedrock. I hope that it was just bad luck.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • Mike Dildine Likes this wine: 94 points

    August 28, 2018 - Layered fruit and great structure. Outstanding.

    3 people found this helpful Comment
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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2016
  • Type Red
  • Producer Bedrock Wine Co.
  • Varietal Zinfandel Blend
  • Designation Heritage Wine
  • Vineyard Pato Vineyard
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion San Francisco Bay
  • Appellation Contra Costa County

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 3 (1%)
  • In Cellars 401 (71%)
  • Consumed 157 (28%)

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