The Prisoner Wine Company The Prisoner Napa Valley Zinfandel Blend 2013

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Erin Bender Delectable Pro

I really don't understand the hype. At all. It was an ok red blend. Super full body, almost overwhelming at times. At least the finish wasn't too sweet?

I really don't understand the hype. At all. It was an ok red blend. Super full body, almost overwhelming at times. At least the finish wasn't too sweet?

8.0

Lara Dunphy Guest Delectable Pro

Director Sales & Marketing Black Cordon Vineyards, Sixteen by Twenty Wines

I know The Prisoner is very popular, but I've tried it a few times now and it's just not my style. Too much oak and not enough complexity. Some bret in this one, too. I really want to like it, but the balance and complexity just isn't there for me.

I know The Prisoner is very popular, but I've tried it a few times now and it's just not my style. Too much oak and not enough complexity. Some bret in this one, too. I really want to like it, but the balance and complexity just isn't there for me.

8.0

Geoff Troup Delectable Pro

Sales Eder Brothers, Cellar Fine Wines

I don't know. I used to love this wine but my taste has changed so much. I used to favor heavily extracted, massively over ripe full bodied wines, and I just prefer terroir now. I don't believe this wine gets below the soil at all. It's all long hang time, overripe grapes and syrupy fruit. There is some balancing tannin, but candied cranberry, maraschino cherry, and plum take the cake here. Pronounced chocolate as well. It's fine, but, I just don't get down with this anymore.

I don't know. I used to love this wine but my taste has changed so much. I used to favor heavily extracted, massively over ripe full bodied wines, and I just prefer terroir now. I don't believe this wine gets below the soil at all. It's all long hang time, overripe grapes and syrupy fruit. There is some balancing tannin, but candied cranberry, maraschino cherry, and plum take the cake here. Pronounced chocolate as well. It's fine, but, I just don't get down with this anymore.

7.8

Mason Balistreri Delectable Pro

Sommelier, International Wine Guild; Balistreri Vineyard; Sales, Joy Wine and Spirits

More going on here than I expected but still extremely extracted. Not a good value but a good wine.

More going on here than I expected but still extremely extracted. Not a good value but a good wine.

9.0

Bob Bryden Delectable Pro

Founder The Lake Sommelier, LLC, Author Wine Talk

Solid wine with great aromas and decent finish.

Solid wine with great aromas and decent finish.

8.9

Rafael Landestoy Delectable Pro

Enjoyed it. Good party wine.

Enjoyed it. Good party wine.

9.0

Max Gottesfeld Delectable Pro

The 2013 vintage. Big fruit big flavor moderate oak. Better than before.

The 2013 vintage. Big fruit big flavor moderate oak. Better than before.

8.8

Mark Salinas Delectable Pro

Owner World and Wine Getaways

For a young wine, this is a great wine. Deep purple on color. Medium bodied on the palette with a nice long lingering finish. A must.

For a young wine, this is a great wine. Deep purple on color. Medium bodied on the palette with a nice long lingering finish. A must.

9.9

Gregory Fulchiero Delectable Pro

Tight initially - lots of alcohol - then opened up with red fruits with air ... Better in 3-5y

Tight initially - lots of alcohol - then opened up with red fruits with air ... Better in 3-5y

8.9

R Sartarelli

Too soon, too sweet.

Too soon, too sweet.

7.4

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  • 300 Massachusetts Ave NE
    Washington D.C., DC 20002

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    10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
    Sunday
    11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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