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WTN: Toro Rosso

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WTN: Toro Rosso

by David M. Bueker » Wed Oct 24, 2018 8:52 pm

2016 Bedrock Wine Co. Zinfandel Monte Rosso Vineyard - USA, California, Sonoma County, Sonoma Valley (10/23/2018)
It's probably a bit of imagination, and a bit of reality mixed together, but if you had served this blind, I might well have thought it was a Ravenswood Monte Rosso zinfandel. There was a direct line from Joel Peterson's Monte Rosso Zin to Morgan Twain-Peterson's edition. That lifted red fruit, the mix of licorice and spice, with a touch of citrus peel adding further zest (!) to the finish, all remidned me of what I used to love so much when there was still the Ravenswood version of the wine. Medium bodied, racy on the palate, and with a long raspberry/orange finish, it took me back more than 20 years to when I first started drinking Monte Rosso Zinfandel. It was awesome to jump in the time machine.
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Re: WTN: Toro Rosso

by Jenise » Wed Oct 31, 2018 2:42 pm

I love trying to guess from your titles what's inside the TN. Way off on this one! (Like, Spain.)

I have fond memories of this wine in the Ravenswood days too. I was living Alaska when they got a single case of the SV's. They were highly allocated and I was one of the luckies to be allowed one bottle of each which were the MR, Teldeschi and what else? Memory fails me.
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Re: WTN: Toro Rosso

by David M. Bueker » Wed Oct 31, 2018 7:15 pm

Could have been Dickerson, Big River, Barrica, or maybe Cooke or Old Hill.
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Re: WTN: Toro Rosso

by Jenise » Wed Oct 31, 2018 7:41 pm

Dickerson and Cooke. Those were my original four.
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Re: WTN: Toro Rosso

by Mark S » Fri Nov 02, 2018 10:35 am

Where's the Toro? I see no Spanish wine being talked about. :evil:
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Re: WTN: Toro Rosso

by David M. Bueker » Fri Nov 02, 2018 11:13 am

Reference to the F1 Toro Rosso team to title a Monte Rosso note.

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Re: WTN: Toro Rosso

by Mark S » Fri Nov 02, 2018 1:36 pm

David M. Bueker wrote:Reference to the F1 Toro Rosso team to title a Monte Rosso note.

Sorry if you don’t like that. Too bad.


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