2017 Ridge Vineyards East Bench DryCreek Valley Zinfandel

2017 Ridge Vineyards East Bench Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel x 1 Btl

Made from 100% Zinfandel aged 12 months in 10% American oak, has a medium ruby color and is scented of violet, lilac, warm peaches and yellow apricot with wet clay, dust, red and black cherries, bramble fruit and notions of dried herbs and earth melted right into all that fruit. Medium to full-bodied, it has wonderful earth-tinged fruits in the mouth with chalky, integrated tannins and juicy acidity, finishing long and layered. A more serious expression

Founded in 1885, Ridge relies on nature and tradition rather than technology. Their approach is straightforward: find intense, flavourful grapes; intrude upon the process only when necessary; A natural process, a 19th Century model of minimum intervention.