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About Ridge Vineyards
One of the premier producers of Cabernet and Zinfandel blends in California, Ridge Vineyards thrives on the hands-off approach of longtime winemaker Paul Draper. These wines are generally single-site bottlings that express the unique characteristics of vineyards in the Santa Cruz Mountains, Alexander Valley and Dry Creek Valley, among others.
93 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - November/December 2011
Bright yellow. Pungent aromas of pear and peach nectar, with complicating notes of smoky lees and lemon pith. Mineral-accented pit and orchard fruit flavors shows impressive depth and clarity, picking up spiciness and a touch of bitter quinine on the back half. Rich but balanced and fresh, finishing with excellent clarity and persistent spiciness.