The 2017 Ridge East Bench Zinfandel offers ripe blackberry, cocoa and mint on the nose. Brambly red fruit palate with a tannic grip, finishes with notes of chapparel and licorice.
Varietal Composition: 100% Zinfandel
Appellation: Dry Creek Valley AVA
Aging: 12 months in American oak, 10% new
Farming Practices: 100% Organic
90 Points - Wine Spectator
"Focused and well-crafted, with briary raspberry, sweet anise and smoky pepper flavors. Drink now through 2025. 5,300 cases made." -TF, 6/30/19