Robert Biale Vineyards

Black Chicken Napa Valley Zinfandel

9.1108 ratings
9.214 pro ratings
Napa 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
Mike R
9.3

Smiling

Smiling

Oct 19th, 2018
Beau Carson

Black and white pepper, fruit of all ripeness levels, and plenty of oak. Acidity is still there to balance out the wine. Still not a fan of Zinfandel, but this is a well made wine.

Black and white pepper, fruit of all ripeness levels, and plenty of oak. Acidity is still there to balance out the wine. Still not a fan of Zinfandel, but this is a well made wine.

Jun 2nd, 2017
Tracy Hall

Wow. Soft and beautiful! I would never guess zin maybe a really good merlot. This is a winner!

Wow. Soft and beautiful! I would never guess zin maybe a really good merlot. This is a winner!

Jan 12th, 2016
Shawn R

Not bad. Needs a little more time.

Not bad. Needs a little more time.

Jan 12th, 2016
Matt Sterr

Inky, teeth staining PS. Modern and mouthwatering.

Inky, teeth staining PS. Modern and mouthwatering.

Nov 9th, 2015
Nick Davis

Quite interesting, varied fruit character, including cooked plums. Memorable!

Quite interesting, varied fruit character, including cooked plums. Memorable!

Aug 28th, 2015
M. Ventre

Excellent medium plus body zin based field blend- good acidity structure, balance.

Excellent medium plus body zin based field blend- good acidity structure, balance.

Apr 21st, 2015
Rachel Macalisang

Lead Sommelier - The Bazaar by José Andrés

9.5

I am really not a #zin fan but this was delicious and the best I've ever tasted. #enterprising story #historic #napa

I am really not a #zin fan but this was delicious and the best I've ever tasted. #enterprising story #historic #napa

Mar 30th, 2015
John Taylor

Sales and Marketing, Rocca Family Vineyards

Brilliant Zinfandel!

Brilliant Zinfandel!

May 20th, 2015
Jen Revelli

Very good

Very good

Dec 30th, 2017