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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.
90 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - May/June 2011
Bright yellow. Expressive aromas of pear nectar, honey and lemon curd, with a hint of toasty lees. Rich and fleshy on entry, then firmer in the mid-palate, offering bitter pear skin and peach flavors and subtle notes of citrus pith and candied ginger. Finishes with very good clarity and spicy cut, with the pear note repeating.