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Blueberry in a UFC fight

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Brand NameCakebread Cellars
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Wine NameRed Hills Lake County Zinfandel
Vintage (Year)2010
CountryUnited States
Wine ClassRed
Wine TypeZinfandel
Dry/Sweet Level
(1-5; 5 being the sweetest)
1
Body Range
(1-5; 5 being full-bodied)
5
Alcohol %15.1%
Bottle Size750ml
Price$20 - $30
Site Rating10 (on a scale of 1-10)
  

I normally leave Cakebread alone because I think that it is severely overpriced, but I thought that I would take the plunge and try this one.  I am [happily] assaulted with blueberry, dark cherries and a lovely high alcohol content.  This wine is a boss and Rick Ross knew about red wines, he'd rap about this.  Great structure, great fruit, and a heavy finish that easily lasts for more than forty seconds.

 

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