1998 Ridge Vineyards Mazzoni Home Ranch
Sonoma Valley, California
 
WB Rating: 86

 
Alcohol by volume: 13.5%
Price at time of purchase: $22.00 (Ridge ATP selection)
 
Type: Zinfandel
Principal varietal(s): 71% Zin, 21% Carignane, 8% Petite Sirah

Elegant rather than powerful. Quite spicy with a pleasant, comforting flavor of dried cherries and plums. Good wine, but pricy. There are many wines (though maybe not many Zins) in the $12 range that could compete well with this one. - WB Team 2000-10-18

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