New Release Members Only 91 Points

2019 BACA Tug O' War Zinfandel

Zinfandel - Maffei Vineyard, Russian River Valley 2019 Vintage

$54.00 Member price*
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Are there any restrictions?
Please note that we will happily replace any wines purchased directly from the winery, given that they are still available; however we cannot replace wines purchased from other wine retailers or restaurants. In rare instances, we reserve the right to deny our return policy to customers who we suspect are attempting to abuse the policy.

Critic Review
Jeb Dunnuck
"The 2019 Zinfandel Tug O'War from the Maffei Vineyard in the Russian River sports a semi-opaque purple/ruby color followed by classic Zinfandel strawberry and briary red and black fruits as well as cigar, cedar, and spicy aromas and flavors. Medium-bodied, on the palate, it has ripe yet firmer tannins, a straight, elegant texture, and good length on the finish."
90 points | Wine Enthusiast, Virginie Boone
"Soft, sweet and densely layered, this wine offers strong flavors of cola, baked plum, blackberry and licorice. The oak is prominent and adds vanilla and baking spice, underscoring the overall richness in style."
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New Release Members Only 91 Points

Russian River Valley AVA – Maffei Vineyard

Tug O' War was born in California’s historic vineyards planted many decades ago by a community of Italian immigrants. Here, gorgeous old vines struggle in limited, loamy soils. The resulting wines exhibit profound depth, nuance, and serious aging potential. Here, warm days create rich wine with pure, explosive, ripe berry flavors, which are tempered by the cool, foggy marine nights that give this Zinfandel a nerve of acidity.

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Ripe Brambly Fruits

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Red Plum

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Dusty Gravel

Deep ruby-purple, the 2019 Tug O' War Zinfandel features lucious, ripe fruit aromas of ripe brambly berries and red plum are highlighted with notes of bergamot and dusty gravel. The texture is polished and loaded with rich, full-bodied appeal. A darker fruit profile on the palate is juxtaposed with bright, juicy acidity that leads to a finessed finish laced with charred oak.

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