2015 Ridge Vineyards Zinfandel Ponzo Vineyards
Russian River, Sonoma, California
WB Rating: 87

Alcohol by volume: 14.9%
Price at time of purchase: $35.00 (from winery)
Type: Zinfandel
Principal varietal(s): 97% Zin, 3% Petite Sirah

From an old-vine vineyard just off Old Redwood Highway south of Healdsburg. Nicely balanced Zin that's still a year or two from softening up completely. But even in its infancy, it shows good texture and grip in the mouth and a nicely perfumed, if reticent, nose of plums, cherry pie, and flowers. Medium-bodied, still a touch austere, will improve with age. - HK 2017-09-28


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