| 1995 Ridge Vineyards Zinfandel Paso Robles|
Paso Robles, California
WB Rating: 87
Alcohol by volume: 14.7%
Price at time of purchase: $18.00 (Library wine)
Principal varietal(s): 100% Zinfandel
Excellent Zin, though suffers in comparison with several other Ridge Paso Robles of the 90's. Spicy, oaky wine with good body and herb-tinged cherry and strawberry jam flavors in the background. The spice, oak, chocolate notes were stronger than the fruit; thus it is an unusual Paso Robles in that its charms are not so strongly fruit-based. Bottom line - the Ridge Paso Robles record of excellence remains unbroken. - WB Team 2000-08-09
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