Original
95 Ratings
Ridge Vineyards Geyserville Zinfandel

Wine Details

Varietal

Zinfandel

Style

Red

Wine Description

(1999 Vintage) Located on the western edge of Sonoma's Alexander Valley, Geyserville was Ridge's first source of red wine grapes, other than Monte Bello Ridge. The first vintage—1966—was an essence. The combination of Geyserville's climate, gravelly soils, and varietal mix (zinfandel, carignane, petite sirah, alicante, mataro, etc.) imparts elegance and definition not usually associated with zinfandel. It's hard to describe a "typical" Geyserville. Each vintage is unique, distinct, extraordinary. Yet they do ha...

Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (2012 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 10/21/2014
  • Wine Spectator
    (2012 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 07/23/2014
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Connoisseurs' Guide
  • Robert Parker
    (2011 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 08/10/2012