Ridge Vineyards makes wines that compete in terms of quality and desirability with Bordeaux First Growths and Grand Cru white Burgundies. Founder Paul Draper has practiced and engendered a practical, hands-off approach to winemaking at Ridge, one that has resulted in an exceptional and highly sought-after range of wines. 94% Petite Sirah, 6% Zinfandel, Hand-harvested, sustainably grown estate grapes. Barrel aged in American oak for 12 months (20% new). Deep dark purplish-black color, peppery, floral aromas. Full bodied with rich layered plum and fig fruit on the palate. Well coated tannins and a long minerally finish.
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A big juicy red from the Sonoma county. a blend based on Zinfandel with a bit of Syrah, Malbec, Petite Syrah, Carignan and Merlot ! oak aged.