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Hook & Ladder 2017 Russian River Valley Estate Zinfandel

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Russian River Zin
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Mission Codename Hook me up!

Looking for a BBQ friendly fruit bomb for the summer?

We got you. A high-octane, estate-bottled, Russian River bombshell coming in hot.

…and the price? Coming in low, under $20.

Hot & low, our favorite combo!

Yup, perennial favorite Hook & Ladder is back with a firework Zin! Always overdelivering at absurdly fair prices. And today’s wine is no exception. In fact, it could be their best bargain yet.

You might recognize that DeLoach name. The famous winemaking family sold their winery years ago. But they couldn’t shake that winemaking itch, so they started a label named after the fire station where Cecil DeLoach was stationed in San Francisco. If you have been around, you know they have a stronghold in the Russian River Valley.

Zin lovers be warned: intoxicatingly perfumed aromas flood your nose from the moment you pull the cork. That leads into a lush, juicy glassful of raspberry, tea leaf, and fresh-squeezed blackberries. Subtle oak-imparted flavor of vanilla and gingerbread enter the mix alongside a subtle herbaceous note. It really shines in its composition however with surprisingly refined tannin for a Zinfandel that just provides the perfect framework for that lovely fruit. You get all that classic Zin juiciness with a soft, approachable body. Throw a Korean bibimbap bowl at it. You’d be surprised.

Don’t miss out on a truly exceptional Zinfandel. This wine sits at the top of its class and for $19, you’ll wish you bought an extra case to get you through summer.

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Hook & Ladder 2017 Russian River Valley Estate Zinfandel 750ml Wine Label
Hook & Ladder 2017 Russian River Valley Estate Zinfandel 750ml Wine Label
dryness
acidity
tannin
body
fruit
Look

Inky purple to ruby to magenta to cherry red, this is a spectrum of all shades, vibrant and inviting

Smell

Intoxicatingly perfumed, covering all bramble under the sun, subtle oak-imparted vanilla, gingerbread, floral too

Taste

A lush, juicy glassful of raspberry, tea leaf, and fresh-squeezed blackberries, a subtle herbaceous note as well

Finish

Long lingering refined tannins, lovely fruit, you get all that classic Zin juiciness with a soft, approachable body

Pairing

Throw a Korean bibimbap bowl at it, you’d be surprised

What the Winery Says 2017 Russian River Valley Estate Zinfandel

Hook & Ladder
Hook & Ladder
Winemaker
Jason De Loach
Varietal
100% Zinfandel
Vintage
2017
Appellation
Russian River Valley, Sonoma County
Vineyard
Gambogi Ranch
Alcohol
15.2%
Total acidity
0.64 g/L
pH
3.63
Harvest date
September 25, 2017
Bottling date
April 14, 2019
Aging
16 months
Barrels
32% new American & European oak

About the Winery Hook & Ladder

Hook & Ladder Winemaker Jason De Loach
Hook & Ladder Winemaker Jason De Loach
Hook & Ladder 2017 Russian River Valley Estate Zinfandel 750ml Wine Bottle
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Hook & Ladder 2017 Russian River Valley Estate Zinfandel 750ml Wine Bottle
Offer Expired Jun 12, 2021 at 11:59 pm
$00.00
Price Redacted
$32.00
Elsewhere