Bursting with aromas of wild berry and bramble, this concentrated and pure-tasting wine from a master of Zinfandel boasts super-focused blackberry and raspberry flavors, light tannins, a full-body, and a lingering finish. It was aged for 21 months in French oak and blended with 13% Syrah. Editors’ Choice.
93 Scott Harvey 2019 Mountain Selection Zinfandel (Amador County). This fresh-smelling, full-bodied and flavor-packed wine wraps bold, jammy blackberry and raspberry notes in moderate tannins with a snap of acidity for balance. This will pair nicely with the richest roasts, braises, or slow barbecue. WINE ENTHUSIAST
Scott Harvey 2019 Vineyard 1869 Zinfandel (Amador County). This gem from a 150-year-old vineyard is bold in aroma, ripe in flavor and well structured in terms of tannin. It is full in body and packed with fruit, offering blackberries, blueberries and black cherries along with mild woodsmoke and black-pepper nuances. Editors’ Choice. —J.G.
91 Points - Wine Enthusiast - Produced in the old-world style to express the Amador Zinfandel terroir with good balance of fruit, French oak, structural tannins and medium alcohol. Long-lingering finish showing a complete wine from beginning to end. Refreshing notes of Roses, Pomegranate, Mulberry and All-Spice. Complexity with first growth quality.
"Wonderful oak complexity gives this full-bodied wine a bounty of clove, cedar and chocolate aromas, leading to a focused core of blackberry and black licorice. It offers major fine-grained tannins and a mouth-filling texture. Best through 2028."
"Big and juicy, round and smooth, this full-bodied wine from a historic vineyard offers ultraripe plum, prune and dried cherry flavors on a soft, non-tannic texture. It is well concentrated and so ripe that it comes off as slightly sweet."