Michael David Winery (Michael & David Phillips)

Earthquake Lodi Zinfandel

9.1177 ratings
8.96 pro ratings
Lodi, Central Valley, California, USA
Zinfandel
Lamb, Chicken, Turkey, White Rice, Pasta, Potato, Herbs, Mushrooms, Soft Cheese, Chili & Hot Spicy, Tomato-Based, Duck, Exotic Spices, Beans & Peas, Hard Cheese, Pork, Baking Spices, Pungent Cheese, Beef, Onion, Shallot, Garlic
Top Notes For
Matt Sterr

Love this nose. Flowers, smoke, bacon fat, blackberry preserves.

Love this nose. Flowers, smoke, bacon fat, blackberry preserves.

Jul 29th, 2015
Erik Helms

Sommelier/Wine & Beer Buyer Whole Foods Oakland

9.0

Cedar, blackberry jam, spice. High abv and it shows on nose, palate and finish.

Cedar, blackberry jam, spice. High abv and it shows on nose, palate and finish.

Jul 20th, 2015
Jim Reed

Fine Wine Room Manager Harbor View Wines and Liquors

8.8

2013 is interesting. Seemed restrained on the nose considering the producer... but a candy-ass palate. Would be great with some sticky BBQ

2013 is interesting. Seemed restrained on the nose considering the producer... but a candy-ass palate. Would be great with some sticky BBQ

Jun 9th, 2015
Jeffrey Cardella

Great Zin, not atypical but hits all the Zin notes...jam, rich, not to tannic...great chocolate wine...good value.

Great Zin, not atypical but hits all the Zin notes...jam, rich, not to tannic...great chocolate wine...good value.

Nov 28th, 2018
John T
9.1

Excellent Zin. Michael David is s genius

Excellent Zin. Michael David is s genius

Dec 24th, 2017
Joe Gamache

Rich deep color. Very berry, but not at all overwhelming. Clean, quick finish, nice wine. 2013 on 11/18/2017

Rich deep color. Very berry, but not at all overwhelming. Clean, quick finish, nice wine. 2013 on 11/18/2017

Nov 18th, 2017
Tony Lalli

Fantastic as always

Fantastic as always

Oct 28th, 2017
Theo Olinger

Complex, dry, leggy

Complex, dry, leggy

Aug 4th, 2017
Pete Carrico

Nice, bright and flavorful.

Nice, bright and flavorful.

Apr 29th, 2017
mitch connell

Michael david makes fantastic wines..their petite syrah is a great example of great quality at a low price...but earthquake zin tastes like a smooth full bodied stale water with emulsified dirt...what happened?

Michael david makes fantastic wines..their petite syrah is a great example of great quality at a low price...but earthquake zin tastes like a smooth full bodied stale water with emulsified dirt...what happened?

Mar 16th, 2017