The 2017 Ridge Pagani Ranch Zinfandel offers black cherry, pepper, and chaparral on the nose followed by well-defined briary red fruit, with chalky tannins and refreshing acidity on the palate.
Varietal Composition: 84% Zinfandel, 7% Petite Sirah, 7% Alicante Bouschet, 2% Mataro (Mourvedre)
Appellation: Sonoma Valley AVA, Pagani Ranch Vineyard
Aging: 11 months in American oak, 10% new
94 Points - Vinous
"The 2017 Zinfandel Pagani Ranch is fabulous. A dark, exotic beauty, the Pagani possesses off the charts flavor intensity and depth, with striking perfume, voluptuous fruit and magnificent balance. Inky red/purplish berries, lavender and spice are all amped up in this racy, extroverted Zinfandel from one of the most historic sites in Sonoma Valley." -AG, Oct/2019