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Ravenswood New Release 6 pack

Ravenswood Single Vineyard Zinfandels

Whether a serious passion or a guilty pleasure, Zinfandel, the quintessential American varietal, holds some magic for everyone. Big, ripe and totally unabashed, they are the perfect companion for spicy foods, barbecue and dark chocolate and an ideal antidote to cold winter nights. Few producers make zin with as much depth and raw power as the iconic Ravenswood. After tasting this single vineyard line-up the other day, I remembered how exciting,seductive and thoroughly naughty these wines can be. While also designed for immediate pleasure, these wines have the backbone to age for 7-10 years in your cellar.

 

Quantities are extremely limited so please let us know what we may reserve for your cellar.

 

**Italicized tasting notes are taken from Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar

 

To order or for more information on any of the wines simply email us or call
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Ravenswood Teldeschi Vineyard Dry Creek Valley 2005 $39
Saturated purple. Explosively aromatic nose features powerful blackberry, candied plum and fruitcake notes and an exotic Asian spice element. Not at all heavy, though, with the palate showing impressively energetic red and dark berry flavors, molten tannins and a taut, youthful quality on the back. According to Peterson, "this is the best fruit out of Dry Creek Valley."

 
Ravenswood Old Hill Vineyard Sonoma Valley 2005 $39 Deep ruby. Explosively perfumed nose offers energetic raspberry and wild strawberry aromas lifted by exotic floral and mineral tones. Vibrant, palate-staining red berry flavors display remarkable intensity and depth, with a fine-grained, silky texture. I know there are tannins here but they're completely hidden. Seductive, penetrating and brilliantly focused, with a finish that refuses to let up.

  

Ravenswood Big River Vineyard Alexander Valley 2005 $39
Inky ruby. Distinctly wild nose combines musky, liqueur-like cherry and blackberry aromas energized by classic varietal cracked pepper. Lush and creamy, with sweet cherry and dark berry flavors, fully absorbed tannins and very good persistence. Emerging spice notes add vibrancy to the finish.

 

Ravenswood Sampler 6pk: $198 save $36!! plus tax & shipping
Sampler includes 2btls. each of Teldeschi, Old Hill & Big River.


 

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