Wine Spectator High Scoring New Releases!
September 12, 2023
It’s always exciting to receive good news. And this news is too good not to share!! In the most recent issue of Wine Spectator Magazine (October 31, 2023) our new release 2021 Zinfandels received the highest scores (as a collective group) of any Zinfandel producer in California.Wow!
Our amazing production team of Chris and Cody work incredibly hard to produce outstanding wines vintage after vintage. We are so grateful to our entire team who make the Limerick Lane the special winery it is today!
Our High Scoring 2021 Zinfandels
94 points Limerick Lane Squatter’s Hill Russian River Valley 2021
“Jammed with flavor and intensity, this offers deep blackberry, licorice and savory black pepper flavors that build richness and texture toward broadshouldered tannins. Zinfandel and Petite Sirah. Drink now through 2033. 343 cases made.—T.F.”
94 points Limerick Lane Zinfandel Moon Mountain District Monte Rosso Vineyard 2021
“Concentrated yet retains a sense of detail and refinement, with rich black raspberry, orange zest and licorice flavors that build polish toward medium-grained tannins. Best from 2024 through 2032. 156 cases made.—T.F”
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93 points Limerick Lane 1910 Block Russian River Valley 2021
“This gutsy version is built in an old school style that’s appealingly rustic and briary, this is laced with blackberry, underbrush and white pepper flavors that finish with tannic grip. Hands off for now. Zinfandel and Petite Sirah. Best from 2024 through 2032. 277 cases made.—T.F.”
93 points Limerick Lane Estate Cuvée Russian River Valley 2021
“A handsome wine, briary yet refined in structure, with deep blackberry and cherry flavors that draw in roasted sage and cracked pepper as this builds tension toward medium-grained tannins. Zinfandel, Syrah, Mourvèdre and Petite Syrah. Best from 2024 through 2031. 216 cases made.—T.F.”
93 points Limerick Lane Zinfandel Russian River Valley Banfield Vineyard 2021
“This version is powerfully built yet retains a sense of style and finesse, with blueberry and dark plum flavors laced with crushed stone and savory sage as this builds tension toward broadshouldered tannins. Best from 2024 through 2032. 100 cases made.—T.F”
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93 points Limerick Lane Zinfandel Russian River Valley Maffei Vineyard 2021
“Racy and briary, with an array of raspberry and blueberry flavors laced with savory anise and cracked pepper. Builds tension toward medium-grained tannins. Drink now through 2031. 172 cases made.—T.F”
93 points Limerick Lane Zinfandel Russian River Valley Rocky Knoll 2021
“This Zin is gutsy yet refined in focus, with dense blueberry and cherry flavors accented by crushed stone and green peppercorn. Builds toward medium-grained tannins. Drink now through 2031. 181 cases made.—T.F”
92 points Limerick Lane Zinfandel Sonoma County Marquis 2021
“Tightly focused, showing a tense core of acidity and tannins framed by black cherry, blueberry and green peppercorn flavors. Drink now through 2031. 307 cases made.—T.F.”
92 points Limerick Lane Zinfandel Sonoma Valley Bedrock Vineyard 2021
“A boldly structured Zin, with concentrated raspberry and plum flavors that take on notes of Asian spices and savory anise as this builds muscular tannins. Best from 2024 through 2032. 60 cases made.—T.F”
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