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Ridge Vineyards Geyserville Zinfandel
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Wine Details

Varietal

Zinfandel

Style

Red

Wine Description

(2003 Vintage) Ridge made its first Geyserville in 1966, from nineteenth century vines growing on the western edge of Alexander Valley. Over time, we have included more grapes planted along this quarter-mile-wide strip, which follows the old San Francisco & Northern Pacific Railway right-of-way. This distinctive "single site" now consists of three adjoining vineyards that share the same gravelly soils, exposure, and climate. In 2003, a period of intense heat in mid-September ripened all the zinfandel within two...

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    I see why I need a cellar. patience is rewarded. sweeter, smoother, delicate, lovely.

    over 6 years
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    elegant

    about 5 years
Expert Reviews
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  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Connoisseurs' Guide
  • 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
  • Robert Parker
    (2011 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 08/10/2012