| 2001 Old World Winery Zinfandel Laughlin Vineyard|
Russian River, Sonoma, California
WB Rating: 88
Alcohol by volume: 15.1%
Price at time of purchase: $21.00 (from winery)
Principal varietal(s): Zinfandel
It's essential to have a toothbrush handy after drinking this wine as it definitely has tooth-staining density. This is a heavy-duty wine with an extremely chewy texture and a boatload of chalky tannin, like a big young Petite Sirah. Excellent nose and flavors of spicy black raspberry, licorice and milk chocolate. If the tannin resolves itself, I will have been stingy with this rating. - HK 2004-04-24
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