87%
of 417
would buy again
87%
of 417
About this rating

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2019

87% of 417

2018

91% of 379

Sam Plunkett The Victorian Zinfandel 2019

87%
of 417
would buy again
87%
of 417
About this rating

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2018

91% of 379

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Sam Plunkett The Victorian Zinfandel 2019

87%
of 417
would buy again
87%
of 417
About this rating

This rating is unique to the current vintage, at the current price. If you're interested to compare, you can see how the previous vintages were rated below...

Vintage

% Would Buy It Again

2019

87% of 417

2018

91% of 379

Market Price
To show you the value you’re getting as an Angel...

Every 6 months we taste and benchmark our wines against up to 3 comparable wines on the market. The Market price you see is based on the price of these wines.

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  • The Society's Exhibition Napa Valley Zinfandel 2015

    Sold by The Wine Society

    £16.00

    (As of 17/12/2019)

£15.99

Angels Angel Price

£10.99

Market Price
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  • The Society's Exhibition Napa Valley Zinfandel 2015

    Sold by The Wine Society

    £16.00

    (As of 17/12/2019)

£15.99

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£10.99

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About the wine

  • This is a red lover’s dream, full bodied and rich. It’s big, juicy and satisfying, with lovely hints of spice, strawberries and violets.
  • Sam jumped at the chance to get some of the most sought after Zinfandel in Australia to turn it into liquid gold. By taking different grape parcels and fermenting them in slightly different ways, he’s added in layers of delicious complexity.
  • This wine was made without any oak, so you can know that the fruit will do all the talking.

Best before
Drink now 2023

Serving advice
Serve at 16- 18°C

Food match
This is a versatile food matching wine. Most red meat dishes, (but perhaps not the heartiest of red meat dishes as the tannins are supple rather than the grainy drying tannins which demand things like ossobuco.). Mum makes a delicious lasagna - plenty of meat sauce topped with salty cheese, share a bottle of Zin and life is pretty good!

Sam Plunkett The Victorian Zinfandel 2019

Contains sulphites

Always check the label

Australia

Victoria

Zinfandel

Big Red

14.8% ABV

75cl

Vegan

Vegetarian

Meet the winemaker - Sam Plunkett

  • Legend is a word we sometimes overuse, but in Sam's case, it's true. Over in Oz he’s regarded as one of their greatest living winemakers. Getting on for a thousand medals and trophies to his name, including the daddy of them all – the Best Shiraz in Australia Trophy at the 2010 Great Australian Shiraz Challenge.
  • Yet if you met him, you’d probably mistake him for the gardener. He’s one of the most down-to-earth, approachable blokes you’ll ever meet. He wears a beat-up old hat and drives a beat-up old pick up, and when he’s not in the vineyard, you’re likely to find him up a ladder with a wrench in his hand.
  • From being in a pretty sticky situation back in 2011 when he was unexpectedly bought-out by his business partner, Sam has just achieved his lifetime dream; he’s converted an old textile factory into his very own gleaming high-tech winery and it’s all thanks to Angel funding!

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87% of 417 would buy it again
£10.99

2019

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