Mantra Old Vine Reserve Zinfandel (750ml)
A couple of prizes have been won by this wine in competition: the 2005 vintage was awarded Schott Zwiesel Silver from the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition; and the 2009 vintage was awarded Silver from the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition. Available at only a few outlets in Asia and America. Amongst wines from Alexander Valley this is above average in popularity. This wine has been getting more popular over the past year. Merchants are listing a handful of vintages between 2005 and 2012 for sale. Among Alexander Valley wines this is priced around average. The price has been stable over the past year.
Zinfandel commonly features a bold, plush texture ad notes of dark plum, blackberry, sweet spice, black pepper, dark chocolate, leather, and licorice, and can often be described as “jammy” and a little bit sweet.