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2007 Cameron Hughes Zinfandel The Flying Winemaker


  • USA
  • California
  • Central Valley
  • Lodi
Drink between 2007 - 2010 (Edit)
CT85 21 reviews
Label borrowed from 2010

Community Tasting Notes 14

  • FlyingRon wrote: 86 points

    December 7, 2012 - Red to brick medium color. Cherry and some less than ideal volatile smell. Less fruit but moderate alcohol and bitterness. Reasonably long aftertaste.

    3/3/4/2/1 = 13

  • merlot78 wrote: 82 points

    March 24, 2011 - Initially, I thought I was drinking cough medicine. After an hour or so it settled down and was very drinkable.

  • 109gene109 wrote:

    March 2, 2011 - awful

  • merlot78 wrote: 85 points

    February 26, 2011 - I'm all over the place with this wine. I drank 3 bottles and they ranged from 80 to 87. Very strange that each bottle was different as far as rating.

  • merlot78 wrote: 80 points

    February 20, 2011 - Nothing special. May only qualify as a week night wine. Is really non-descript.

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Wine Library TV

  • By Gary Vaynerchuk
    The Cameron Hughes Wine Show, Episode #696, 6/26/2009 (link) 87 points

    (Cameron Hughes The Flying Winemaker Zinfandel) #3; COLOR-dark; NOSE-like melted down fruit roll-up; very bright intense fruit; very sugar-cane and candy like; smells like REAL fruit punch; quite wild; PALATE-very viscous; very much a red fruit bomb of flavor (cherry & strawberry); this could be very popular as the residual sugar is a little high; good wine to give to people who don't drink red wine; sweetness on the attack and then the dark chocolate-like bitterness from the tannins; quite enjoyable; GV-87

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2007
  • Type Red
  • Producer Cameron Hughes
  • Varietal Zinfandel
  • Designation The Flying Winemaker
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Central Valley
  • Appellation Lodi
  • UPC Code 898546001335

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 3 (3%)
  • In Cellars 21 (20%)
  • Consumed 81 (77%)

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