Marietta Angeli Cuvée 2016 - Vine Republic
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Marietta Angeli Cuvée 2016
SKU: 746751911997

Marietta Angeli Cuvée 2016

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750ml
$28.98

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Category Red Wine
Varietals
Region California, Sonoma County, Alexander Valley
Brand Marietta
Alcohol/vol 15.1%
Marietta Cellars sits in the entrance to a small canyon off Alexander Valley. Known as Angeli Ranch after the family who originally settled here in 1886, this property's vineyards connect gravel swales from the Russian River to terraced knolls invisible from the valley floor. The extremes of this site create a wine that is powerful but has surprising elegance and clarity.
Jeb Dunnuck
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The 2016 Zinfandel Angeli (96% Zinfandel, 2% Syrah, and 2% Petite Sirah) comes from Alexander Valley in the northern part of California. Its plum/purple color is followed by a rockingly good bouquet of spiced plums, cedar, sandalwood, and exotic spice. Medium to full-bodied, focused, elegant and seamless, with a silky texture, it’s very much in the style of the 2016 vintage. While already hard to resist, it should keep for 6-7 years. It’s a great value.

June 2018
Vinous
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Marietta’s 2015 Zinfandel Angeli is plush, deep, dense and beautifully textured. Expressive floral and spice notes add lift and nuance to this fresh, impeccably balanced Zinfandel. The purity of the fruit here is striking. The Angeli is clearly the best of the three high-end 2015s in the range, probably because the earlier set for Zinfandel was more favorable for the development of canopies than was the case for the Cabernet and Syrah that inform the Game Trail and Gibson Block bottlings.

Antonio Galloni, April 2018
Wine Enthusiast
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One of the producer's new single-vineyard wines, this shines with savory leather, black pepper and spicy red-fruit flavors. Layered and compact, it has an underlying grip of tannin, ultimately finishing soft and easy on the palate.

Virginie Boone, August 1, 2017