Portalupi Wine Co.

Dolinsek Ranch Old Vine Zinfandel

8.926 ratings
8.86 pro ratings
Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, 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
Gregory Fulchiero

Huge wine but classic example of old vine zin.

Huge wine but classic example of old vine zin.

Oct 5th, 2019
Randy Fuller

112 year-old vines, chambord aromatics, rich and bold. Shows no heat.

112 year-old vines, chambord aromatics, rich and bold. Shows no heat.

May 17th, 2019
Michael Chelus

Blackberry, cassis, prune, raspberry, licorice, mossy earth and oak. Great structure and soft tannins.

Blackberry, cassis, prune, raspberry, licorice, mossy earth and oak. Great structure and soft tannins.

Mar 25th, 2018
Erich Broksas

Early Mountain Vineyards

8.2

A tad sweet for me but was popular with friends. Not really my style. Well made if a bit pedestrian.

A tad sweet for me but was popular with friends. Not really my style. Well made if a bit pedestrian.

Apr 8th, 2015
Michael Chelus

Blackberry, cranberry, oak and vanilla on the palate. Good structure and soft tannins.

Blackberry, cranberry, oak and vanilla on the palate. Good structure and soft tannins.

Feb 22nd, 2015
Michael Chelus

Blackberry, cherry and smoke. High alcohol content and quite tannic.

Blackberry, cherry and smoke. High alcohol content and quite tannic.

Apr 19th, 2014
Sierra Downey

Smell of an old photo box, well-blended flavors, dark fruits

Smell of an old photo box, well-blended flavors, dark fruits

Mar 28th, 2017
Paul T- Huntington Beach

I bought it for the name which is always a bad idea,

I bought it for the name which is always a bad idea,

Jun 3rd, 2016
Justin Lee

Vanilla

Vanilla

Sep 27th, 2015
Bas Afman

Zin, 100 year old vine, dry ending, nicely done

Zin, 100 year old vine, dry ending, nicely done

Apr 11th, 2013