Venge Vineyards

Scout's Honor Napa Valley Zinfandel Blend

9.226 ratings
9.21 pro ratings
Napa Valley, California, USA
Zinfandel, Petite Sirah, Charbono, Syrah
Lamb, Tomato-Based, Potato, White Rice, Pungent Cheese, Pasta, Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Salami & Prosciutto, Beef, Chili & Hot Spicy, Mushrooms, Hard Cheese, Pork, Venison, Chicken, Turkey, Herbs, Soft Cheese, Duck, Exotic Spices, Beans & Peas, Baking Spices
Top Notes For
David T

Independent Sommelier/Wine Educator

9.2

Scout’s Honor is a blend of; Zinfandel, Charbono, Petite Sirah & Syrah.

This is an easy drinker and can be consumed young. Great flavors.

The nose reveals, ripe; plum, purple fruits, blueberries, black raspberries & raspberries on the edges, Black licorice, rich, dark soils, vanilla, caramel, clove, medium spice, touch of pepper, blue and purple flower, violets with lavender.

Nice fresh mouth entry. Your palate senses delicious immediately. The body is round and medium. Definite fruit sweetness. Ripe; plum, purple fruits, blueberries, black raspberries, blackberries & raspberries on the edges. Black licorice, rich, dark soils, vanilla, caramel, clove, darker spice than the nose that brings heat as it sets, touch of pepper, dry soils, crush rocks, blue and purple flower, violets with lavender.

Photos of; Venge tasting room, harvest workers at Venge, fireplace inside their tasting room and Estate vines.

Scout’s Honor is a blend of; Zinfandel, Charbono, Petite Sirah & Syrah.

This is an easy drinker and can be consumed young. Great flavors.

The nose reveals, ripe; plum, purple fruits, blueberries, black raspberries & raspberries on the edges, Black licorice, rich, dark soils, vanilla, caramel, clove, medium spice, touch of pepper, blue and purple flower, violets with lavender.

Nice fresh mouth entry. Your palate senses delicious immediately. The body is round and medium. Definite fruit sweetness. Ripe; plum, purple fruits, blueberries, black raspberries, blackberries & raspberries on the edges. Black licorice, rich, dark soils, vanilla, caramel, clove, darker spice than the nose that brings heat as it sets, touch of pepper, dry soils, crush rocks, blue and purple flower, violets with lavender.

Photos of; Venge tasting room, harvest workers at Venge, fireplace inside their tasting room and Estate vines.

2 people found it helpfulJan 29th, 2019
Chris Vita

Good blend, definitely had a little funk to it.

Good blend, definitely had a little funk to it.

Jan 27th, 2020
Jay Gibbons

Easy pull. Not much jam on the front with a easy tanin finish.

Easy pull. Not much jam on the front with a easy tanin finish.

Jan 1st, 2020
Adam Usdan

Smooth with a pepper finish. Delicious

Smooth with a pepper finish. Delicious

Dec 2nd, 2019
Kate Parkerson

Dark fruit very smooth

Dark fruit very smooth

Nov 20th, 2019
Armando Klein

Consistent year in and year out and what a surprise, 17 is better than the 16! Scouts is a heroic effort and keeps the Prisoner in cuffs.

Consistent year in and year out and what a surprise, 17 is better than the 16! Scouts is a heroic effort and keeps the Prisoner in cuffs.

Nov 15th, 2019
Josh

Fruit, medium body, easy to drink.

Fruit, medium body, easy to drink.

Nov 12th, 2019
John W
9.2

Deep ruby coloration. On the nose, cherry, currants, forest floor. On the palate, cherry, currant, oak and vanilla.

Deep ruby coloration. On the nose, cherry, currants, forest floor. On the palate, cherry, currant, oak and vanilla.

Oct 24th, 2019
Chad Brewer

Always delivers

Always delivers

Aug 16th, 2019
Bob Schroeck

Drank on 4/28/2019; Vintage 2017

Drank on 4/28/2019; Vintage 2017

May 1st, 2019