(From 2013 Vintage) Deeply fruited and redolent of ripe currants, blackberries, briary spice and a wee bit of chocolate, Paraduxx once again strikes out on its own unique path and comes up something more than typical Zin. It is full and fleshy with fine balance and a bit of Cabernet grip, and its very deep, genuinely complex flavors are as long as they are impressively layered. It has a sense of refinement even if it is a touch tannic to finish.
Three Valleys is a Ridge proprietary name, referring to three of Sonoma County's finest appellations. Roughly half the grapes in this vintage come from four vineyards in Dry Creek Valley, forty percent from four vineyards in Alexander Valley, and the balance from two vineyards on a single site in the Russian River Valley. The wines fermented on their natural yeasts, were pressed at seven days on average, and completed a natural (uninoculated) malolactic fermentation seven weeks later. This is the...
Robert Parker(From 2012 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 10/21/2014
Ken's Wine Guide(From 2006 Vintage) This is Ridge’s entry level Zin blend. It is frequently a tasty and fairly valued option. This vintage is no exception. This very dark ruby wine opens with a spicy black cherry like bouquet with h...