Tasting Note                         

86    NV Rosenblum Vintners Cuvee XXV   3/26/04($9) (corresponds to 2001 vintage)

Color: Pretty, medium raspberry with a touch of brown.(3.0) Bouquet: Excellent acidity propelling grapey fruit, which develops into something more in the glass(2.5) Body: Middleweight with slightly sweet, acidic edge, but lots of good fruit.(2.5) Flavor: Lively Zinberry fruit with spicy complexity. Impressive.(3.0) Finish: Parallels flavor with a sweet(cheap) acidic edge. I’m being harsh, but I like it.(2.5)
Overall: An excellent value with distinctive Zin character for the price.(13.5)