Hand-harvested grapes, destemmed and crushed; fermented on the native yeasts followed by a full malolactic on the natural-occurring bacteria; a total of 0.74 grams/liter tartaric acid; oak from barrel aging; minimum effective sulfur for this wine (35ppm at crush, 195ppm over the course of aging); membrane sterile filtered at bottling. In keeping with our philosophy of minimal intervention, this is the sum of our actions. Ingredients: Hand harvested, sustainably grown grapes; indigenous yeasts; naturally occurring malolactic bacteria; tartaric acid; oak from barrel aging; minimum effective SO2.
(From 2012 Vintage) Garnet in color with aromas of cherry and raspberry fruits, wintergreen, savory herbs, barrel spice. Cherry fruit on entry along with lively acidity, medium bodied, and a smooth tannin texture, with a gravelly-clay mineral finish.
At Bistro 57. Both liked it
From Sarah and Scott 3.22.14
Smooth. Dry. Full bodied.
Still young. Bit jammy.
Very smooth, full body
Blend. Very smooth.
Great zin for $30
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...