2016 Robert Biale Zinfandel Black Chicken

Estate: Robert Biale Vineyards

Region: Oak Knoll, Napa Valley, North Coast, California, United States of America


Tasting Note:September 13, 2018

Dark purplish ruby red. Interesting attack on the nose with some savory and smokey elements as well as layers of dark flowers, bramble blackberries, dark cocoa, cinnamon, dried figs, and some dried herbs. Medium tannins (6/10) with equal plus acidity and a medium to medium plus bodied. Rounded mid palate with layers of smoked herbs, dark mulberries, dark chocolate and a bit of leather. Medium plus finish.

Made up of 100% Zinfandel from the Oak Knoll AVA of Napa Valley. Aged for 14 months in 20% new French oak.

Drink Dates:

2018 till 2022.


89 points.

Price Point:

$$ - Provided as a sample by estate. Retail price is $48.00.