Gnarly Head Old Vine Zinfandel

What a Deal on a Tasty Zin


Staff Wine Review

Good Booze – Lots of Flavor

Gnarly Head continues to impress with their value-priced reds. So much berry and spice that just gets better and richer as the wine opens up. At this price point, just an amazing value. Stock up and enjoy. Check out other zins we’ve tasted lately here.

The Facts

Gnarly Head Old Vine Zinfandel

Price Paid – $6.97

Date Reviewed – 11/17/17

Where Purchased – Total Wines

Varietal or Type – Zinfandel

Vintage Year – 2015

Appellation – Lodi, California

Winery/Brand – Gnarly Head

Bottle Size – 750 ML

Alcohol – 14.5%

Cork? – Composition

Pour it and taste – Subtle berry aroma. Balanced flavors. Rich in the mouth. Very controlled tannins. Lingering berries and spice on the finish. Nice.

Aerator +5 Minutes– Bigger berry and spice aromas. Smooth lingering berries on the finish. Very Nice.

Decanter+30 Minutes – More subtle berry and spice aromas. Richer in the mouth. The berry flavors are more balanced. Berries and spice linger on the finish. Very nice.

Overall – One nice Zin.  Smooth and gets richer as the wine opens up.

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