Original
13 Ratings
Ridge Three Valleys Red

Wine Details

Varietal

Zinfandel

Style

Red

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2005 Vintage) ""Three Valleys" is the Ridge proprietary name for its only wine blended from multiple vineyard sites. To make it, we select softer, more accessible lots from our single vineyards, combining them to create the character we think will be most appealing. Younger vines on the Lytton Springs Vineyards in Dry Creek Valley provided roughly half the fruit; a third came from Geyserville, Mazzoni, and Stone Ranch Vineyards in Alexander Valley; the balance is from Pagani Ranch in the cool Sonoma Valley. Th...

Expert Reviews
  • Robert Parker
    (From 2004 Vintage) "Thrifty consumers will no doubt get a juicy charge from the 2004 Three Valleys, a 15,000-case proprietary blend of 68% Zinfandel, 11% Carignane, 10% Syrah, and the rest Petite Sirah and Grenache. A pretty, elegant wine with lush raspberry and black cherry fruit, a seductive texture, medium body, 14.1% alcohol, and beautiful integration of acidity, wood, and tannin, it should drink well for 2-3 years. This venerable producer, with as fine a track record as any winery in the world, continues to tu...