Red

2005 The Other Guys Zinfandel Plungerhead Lodi

Zinfandel

  • USA
  • California
  • Central Valley
  • Lodi
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Community Tasting Notes 18

  • Caring_Bear wrote: 89 points

    April 7, 2010 - One last time... it's still drinking pretty darn well. Last two bottles are both uncorked and checking them out over the next few days. (Yeah I know, have to update the online cellar)
    Still a great QPR if you have them. The original bright red cherry has faded a bit, and it's definitely lost some body... but its still got some solid body left. Another round of Spring Cellar Cleaning 2010.

  • wboka wrote: 92 points

    April 7, 2009 - This was a strong red -- the smell was a bit much at first, but toned down. Great with Mexican food, and we enjoyed the rest of the bottle after dinner too; it really mellowed out on its own, but was pleasant still. I really enjoyed this wine.

  • WineontheBarrelhead wrote: 82 points

    February 17, 2009 - Soft and flabby, with decently juicy red fruit and spice but no structure. There's little in the way of acid or tanning to give this wine backbone or complexity, so it just sort of limps across the palate.

  • T-Bag wrote: 89 points

    January 10, 2009 - Medium body, intense fruit. CHERRY COLA BOMB! Finish that won't stop. Apparent oak with some solid vanilla. Almost Dr. Pepper in a ZIN. Very nice for the money.

  • Kellious wrote: 85 points

    November 22, 2008 - Better than expected. Given the price point, worth buying again.

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  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    11/20/2007 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2005
  • Type Red
  • Producer The Other Guys
  • Varietal Zinfandel
  • Designation Plungerhead
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Central Valley
  • Appellation Lodi
  • UPC Code 833302002027

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 3 (2%)
  • In Cellars 47 (31%)
  • Consumed 100 (67%)

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