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Product Description

  • Zinfandel - Red Californian Wine
  • For over 35 years, Ravenswood has delivered classically crafted Zinfandels of exceptional quality and soul from Old Vines in the best Zinfandel vineyards on Earth.
  • Our Lodi Zin boasts big, early-ripening grapes from deep, sandy soils that produce wines bursting with luscious fruit flavors of blueberry and black cherry, aromas of chocolate and spice, and acidity so balanced it could walk a tightrope.
  • Wine of California
  • Pack size: 75CL


Allergy Information

  • Contains Sulfites

Tasting Notes

  • Lodi is bursting with luscious aromas of plum, black cherry and black currant with flavours of blueberry, blackberry, cocoa and spice. A lingering, juicy, supple finish is complemented by acidity so balance it could walk a tightrope.

Region of Origin


Wine Colour


Alcohol Units



14.5% vol


Ravenswood Winery

Type of Closure


Wine Maker

Joel Peterson


United States

Alcohol Type


Grape Variety

Zinfandel, Durif

Vinification Details

  • Fermentation: Native yeast fermentation, 5-8 days skin contact Aging: 12-18 months in French oak barrels, 30% new TA : 6.4 g/L pH: 3.57 Alcohol: 14.5% Ageability: Drink now or wait up to 8 years


  • Robust and red are the two qualities that define the wines of Raven Wood. At Ravenswood they use Old World wine making methods and try to keep every vineyard separate in the winery along with trying to capture the spirit of California's best growing regions. They strive to put what they pick from the field right into the bottle ‘unaltered, unapologetic, unfussy, unwimpy.' At Ravenswood “our goal is to exalt the grape, not overwhelm it.”

Regional Information

  • The Lodi region is characterized by warm days and cool nights with deep, sandy soils, forcing the vine's roots to push deep to find water and nutrients. The old vines that supply our Lodi Zinfandel typically are the first of our three County Zinfandels to be harvested. The warm days and early ripening lead to a soft and very fruit-driven Zinfandel.

Storage Type


Storage Instructions

  • This wine can be drunk now but will further improve if carefully stored for up to 1 year

Name and address

  • Vinted & bottled by:
  • Ravenswood,
  • Geyserville,
  • CA.

Importer address

  • Accolade Wines Ltd,
  • Guildford,
  • GU3 1LR.

Return to

  • Accolade Wines Ltd,
  • Guildford,
  • GU3 1LR.
  • www.ravenswoodwinery.com

Lower age limit

18 Years

Net Contents


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13 Reviews

Average of 4.2 stars

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Nice smooth wine

4 stars

Review from tesco.com

I was first introduced to Zinfandel on a cruise. Thought at the time it was a smooth, chocolatey, fruity wine at a reasonable price. Have been looking for the actual wine from the cruise without success, but the Ravenswood is close to what we experienced. Have already re-ordered more bottles

An excellent Zinfandel

5 stars

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Zinfandel is one of my favourites and Ravenswood is one of the best. A good, deep ,fruity finish - cherries and blackberries, very smooth and eminently quaffable and with the discount a fantastic price.

Disappointing Zin (especially for the money)

1 stars

Review from tesco.com

Having seen reviews for this wine I was expecting great things but was sadly disappointed. The tannins are very pronounced which isn't something you usually find with a Zinfandel and as such it isn't anything like as smooth as other Zinfandels I've had. For £9.99 there are other much better options.


5 stars

Review from tesco.com

This is s lovely deep bodied smooth drinking wine, it tastes delicious so much so I purchased 2 boxes and will be buying more.

Good value drinking!

4 stars

Review from tesco.com

This is our favourite 'everyday' red, but it is not widely available. So pleased to see it in the Tesco listing, and at an advantageous price. Delivered by cheerful, careful girl, who ensured wine was safely placed into our cottage - no leaving it on the doorstep! - in adequate packaging. All good - will order again..and again.....!


4 stars

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This wine packs a real punch and represents excellent value.

Bargain Zinfandel

4 stars

Review from tesco.com

We have been searching out this excellent Zinfandel ever since discovering it in a restaurant. So the case we bought in the Tesco's 25% off sale produced a beautifully quaffable red at a bargain price.

the shiraz to go for

5 stars

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the american shiraz which beats australian wines at this price.

A Great Wine!

5 stars

Review from tesco.com

Very smooth, full of ripe berry fruits, perfect on its own or even better with with a chargrilled steak! Only problem was one bottle was not enough, it is deceptively potent at 14.5% but slips down very well....

Had High Expectations...

3 stars

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Maybe it's just the 2012 I had, but I was hoping for something a bit exciting when I tried this and have to say I was a little disappointed. Compared to Dancing Bull which I've drunk many time in this states, I found this Zinfandel as completely uneventful. Don't get me wrong, it's not a bad wine and perfectly drinkable but I wouldn't buy it again at a tenner.

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