1996 Ravenswood Dickerson Zinfandel
Napa Valley, California
 
WB Rating: 82

 
Alcohol by volume: 14.5%
Price at time of purchase: $26.00 (Coach House Liquors, Cupertino CA)
 
Type: Zinfandel
Principal varietal(s): 100% Zinfandel

Brick red color, definitely showing its age in both nose and flavors. Sweet-cherry and earthy flavors along with grilled herb, grilled tomato, and strong eucalyptus notes. Fairly complex wine but showing that old-Zin lack of liveliness and fruit. - WB Team 2003-03-27

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