Angel Vine 2011 Zinfandel, Columbia Valley, $19

By on January 15, 2014

angel-vine-zinfandel-2011-labelEd Fus makes his wine close to his home in Carlton, Ore., but many of his grapes come from Washington vineyards — in this case Alder Ridge in the Horse Heaven Hills, Avery near Maryhill and and StoneTree on the Wahluke Slope. The aromatics are stuffed with loads of raspberry, pie cherry, home-canned President plums, strawberry candy and sarsaparilla. Next comes a beautiful entry of raspberry and strawberry juice with good acidity. Mild tannins, good length and dialed-in alcohol make this a bright and delicious Zin from the Pacific Northwest.

Rating: Outstanding!

Production: 325 cases

Alcohol: 15.1%


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Articles authored by Great Northwest Wine are co-authored by Eric Degerman and Andy Perdue. In most cases, these are wine reviews that are judged blind by the Great Northwest Wine tasting panel.


  1. Renea Opgenorth

    February 16, 2014 at 4:38 pm

    also, where do I get this one?

    • Andy Perdue

      February 16, 2014 at 4:42 pm


      Since this is made by an Oregon winery, your best bet is to contact Angel Vine directly. Looks like they sell it through their website.

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