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2013 Carol Shelton Zinfandel "Monga Zin"

2013 Carol Shelton Zinfandel "Monga Zin"

Winery: Carol Shelton

Vintage: 2013

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Monga Zin"

Wine Category: Zinfandel

Grape blend: 100% Zinfandel

Region: Cucamonga Valley

State or country: Spain

Price: $21

Cases produced: 1,471

KWG Score: 89 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)

Review date: March 26, 2015

Wine Review: This midnight blue colored Zinfandel from Carol Shelton opens with a mild black cherry bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, slight acidic and rather fruit forward. The flavor profile is a ripe and sweet plum with hints of molasses and faint old oak. I also detected a hint of red beet and cinnamon as well. The finish is dry and its fruit flavors are nicely prolonged. This Zin will pair well with sloppy Joe's. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Very bright pomegranate cherry fruit, brown sugary-caramel oak Fragrant Asian spices—Chinese 5-spice in milk chocolate/cocoa; Mouthfeel is creamy yet tangy, quite drinkable now but will age a good 10-15 years. Very mouthfilling!

Organic status: not organic

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