Outpost Howell Mountain Zinfandel 2017 750ml - Station Plaza Wine
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Outpost Howell Mountain Zinfandel 2017 750ml
SKU: 09154

Outpost Howell Mountain Zinfandel 2017

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750ml
$54.99
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Category Red Wine
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Region California, Napa Valley, Howell Mountain
Brand Outpost
Station Plaza Wine
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Jeb Dunnuck
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The 2017 Zinfandel Howell Mountain offers a complex bouquet of plums, mulberries, blood orange, and incense to go with a medium to full-bodied, supple, elegant style on the palate. It doesn’t quite have the oomph of the 2016, but I suspect it will put on weight over the course of its élevage and should drink nicely for over a decade as well.

Wine Advocate
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Already bottled, the 2017 Zinfandel (100% Zinfandel) was aged for 16 months in French oak, 34% new. Medium garnet-purple colored, it gives up flamboyant cherry pie, raspberry preserves and blueberry compote notes with touches of Chinese five spice, Sichuan pepper, dusty soil, dried flowers and underbrush. Full-bodied, relatively taut and chewy, it sports bold freshness on the palate, laden with spicy red and blue fruit preserves, finishing long and perfumed. 1,123 cases were made.

Lisa Perrotti-Brown, July 30, 2019