Smoking Loon Old Vine Zinfandel 2017


A highly regarded OV Zin for not a highly stepped price!

Our 2017 Old Vine Zinfandel invites you with a beautiful color in the glass and aromas of blackberry liquor, and brambly fruit. On the palate, this medium-bodied wine offers flavors of tart raspberry, cobbler, dark plum, with peppery lingering notes of pomegranate. A lengthy finish of coconut and vanilla derived from a combination of 10 months of aging in American and French Oak make this a wonderfully approachable wine.

"This is gorgeously ripe and inviting on the nose showing sweet plum, mulberry, vanillin oak and cake spice characters, which lead to a wonderfully weighted palate that’s succulent and silky. It’s long, delicious and very enjoyable. At its best: now to 2024." 5 Stars & 93/100 Sam Kim, Wine Orbit, November 2019

"A classic Zin bouquet with aromas of five spice, sweet and sour cherry, date, dried fig and darker fleshed stone-fruits – all couched atop of vanilla and toasty barrel spices. On the palate – a core of fruit and spice flavours reflect the nose, warming alcohol and medium acidity add weight and texture to a satin mouthfeel. Balanced and well made, ready to enjoy from today and through 2026+." 92/100 Cameron Douglas MS, November 2020