2014 Ridge Vineyards Zinfandel East Bench
Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma, California
WB Rating: 87

Alcohol by volume: 14.9%
Price at time of purchase: $30.00 (winery)
Type: Zinfandel
Principal varietal(s): 100% Zinfandel

Despite the higher-than-usual-for-Ridge alcohol level, this wine has the typical Ridge feel of balance and reserve. Earthy Dry Creek berry fruit with undertones of spice and floral notes. Actually reminded me a bit of a Cotes du Rhone. At least in this tasting, had a feel more of correctness than liveliness or I would have rated it a point or two higher. - HK 2018-05-23


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