Country: United States America, CaliforniaGrape: ZinfandelABV: 15.5%94 Points - Decanter. After an enforced eight-year break in the early 2010s, where they were prohibited from making Zinfandel, Orin Swift Cellars delved into various grape varieties in California to great success. The 2021 vintage of Eight Years in the Desert is the fifth instalment of a rare and cherished wine. This exceptional Zinfandel boasts a deep maroon core and opens with captivating aromas of wild blackberry, pepper, oatmeal raisin cookie, forest floor, bay leaf, and spices. The taste isFull Price£59.95Classic Member£50.96
Country: United States America, CaliforniaGrape: ZinfandelABV: 16%93 Points - James Suckling. Named for its iron rich, red volcanic soils, Monte Rosso has produced grapes of unmistakable character for more than a century. Three generations of the Martini family have made wine from this iconic vineyard and it continues to inspire their winemaking team on a deeply profound level. Monte Rosso remains the source of some of the most coveted bottles in the Louis M. Martini portfolio. Full bodied and concentrated the textured mouthfeel is plush, finishing long. VibraFull Price£76.45Classic Member£64.98
Country: United States America, CaliforniaGrape: ZinfandelABV: 15.5%90 Points - Cellar Tracker. One of the most amazing Californian Zinfandels you can find in the UK. Big flavours, big body, big abv content, but everything is in harmonious balance. “Juvenile” comes from young vines (6-25 years old), interplanted, from several of their old vine designated vineyards – including Hayne, Ueberroth, Pesenti, Salvador and Vineyard 101. Whilst it offers sumptuous, joyous fruit, it also gives more than a glimpse of Turley’s single vineyard wines. Taste “The 2018 ZinfandeFull Price£36.95Classic Member£31.41
Country: United States America, CaliforniaGrape: ZinfandelABV: 15.5%93 Points - Wine Spectator. The Zinfandel Old Vines is a blend of declassified wine from Turley’s old-vine vineyards. A great buy and one of the best old-vine cuvees the Turleys have produced, rich full-bodied, and unctuously textured, it explodes from the glass revealing black fruits, earth, kirsch, licorice, pepper, and underbrush elements. Taste Hailing from over 20 ancient vineyards across California and aged in only 10% new oak, the wine has all those bright, pure berry fruit notes and morFull Price£42.95Classic Member£36.51
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