2009 Outpost Zinfandel Howell Mountain

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  • Zinfandel
  • 750ML
  • WA 94
  • IWC 93

Reviews for 2009 Outpost Zinfandel Howell Mountain

WA 94
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, December 2010
Another beautiful effort the 2009 Zinfandel offers briery mountain berry characteristics intermixed with notes of forest floor and spice. This approachable front end-loaded Zinfandel has weight and richness in the mouth... Another beautiful effort the 2009 Zinfandel offers briery mountain berry characteristics intermixed with notes of forest floor and spice. This approachable front end-loaded Zinfandel has weight and richness in the mouth. It is full-bodied with the endearing charm and suppleness of the vintage.
IWC 93
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, June 2011
Good deep red. Pungently spicy aromas of red cherry and rose petal. Wonderfully scented and elegant for zinfandel showing captivating well-delineated flavors of red berries spices and flower. Finishes with plenty of... Good deep red. Pungently spicy aromas of red cherry and rose petal. Wonderfully scented and elegant for zinfandel showing captivating well-delineated flavors of red berries spices and flower. Finishes with plenty of chewy tannins that should enable it to evolve in bottle for a decade or more. I don't normally publish notes on unfinished zinfandels but this beauty was slated to be bottled the week after my visit. Incidentally winemaker Thomas Brown noted that the 2009 vintage on Howell Mountain yielded wines that are both fruitier and more tannic than 2008 but without as much dry extract as the previous vintage.