A flabby, out-of-balance disappointment.
Eye: Medium plummy ruby color.
Nose: Nose of spicy, tart/sweet brambleberries, pine forest and anchovy paste.
Mouth: Very simple, flat, plummy/metallic-minerally flavors, with a toasty, resiny, low acid, almost cloying finish. Flabby and not very Zin-typical.
Cellar or drink? Neither, really.
Price/store: $16.99 at Whole Foods on Bellaire.