Red

2004 Rued Zinfandel

Zinfandel

  • USA
  • California
  • Sonoma County
  • Dry Creek Valley
Drink between 2008 - 2010 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 11

  • DMerrill wrote: 93 points

    December 4, 2011 - Always one of our favorites.

  • Rednorthstar wrote: 94 points

    January 2, 2011 - I wish I had more of this fantastic wine. Intense fruit, round mouthfeel, slightly spicy, drinking perfectly right now. Best Zin I think I've ever had.

  • Briclev wrote: 92 points

    May 15, 2010 - Big, chewy, fruit forward, big finish. Lovely wine.

  • Texas Jerky wrote: 92 points

    December 31, 2009 - Very nice wine for the occasion. Blackberries, bacon and cedar on the nose. Big alcohol at 15.8%, but it came across as remarkably balanced. smooth tannins produce rich and filling mouth-feel. Seemed well integrated. Perhaps some of the excess alcohol has had time to mellow. Drinking exceptionally well now. wish I had more.

  • Caring_Bear wrote: 88 points

    October 30, 2009 - Way dusty, but opens to more fruit over time.
    Good grief - it's been a long time since my last post... I apologize, new family member is taking mucho time.
    Reminds me very much of Christopher Creek on both the nose and general mouthfeel.
    More hot on the finish than I would expect for a 2004. Unusually so.
    I think I'm expecting more fruit to balance out the pepper, but it's not quite there.
    Overall I like it - even more so after it opens up - but I will need to revise on day 2 for a more accurate reading

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2004
  • Type Red
  • Producer Rued
  • Varietal Zinfandel
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Sonoma County
  • Appellation Dry Creek Valley

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  • In Cellars 19 (32%)
  • Consumed 40 (68%)

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