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2014 Kendall Jackson Zinfandel "Vintner's Reserve"

Winery: Kendall Jackson

Vintage: 2014

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Vintner's Reserve"

Wine Category: Zinfandel

Grape blend: 78% Zinfandel, 18% Petite Sirah, 3% Syrah, & 1% Alicante Bouschet

Region: California

State or country: CA

Price: $17

Cases produced: 37,766

KWG Score: 88.6 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (88)

Review date: June 2, 2017

Wine Review: This dark red colored Zinfandel from Kendall Jackson opens with a very fragrant boysenberry bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced and very juicy. The flavor profile is a red currant and boysenberry blend with notes of red plum and cedar. I also detected hints of black pepper and oak. The finish is dry and its flavors and acidity linger for a little bit after the wine is gone. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: Plum, raspberry jam and blackberry flavors are supported with solid chalky tannins in this Zinfandel. Sultry cedar and spice accents linger on this captivating, long-finishing wine.

Organic status: not organic

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