The 2019 Ridge Paso Robles Zinfandel is garnet red in color with aromas of ripe cherry, plum, strawberry jam, and sweet toasty oak. On the palate, it delivers juicy cherry fruit, lively acidity, and peppery spice.
Varietal Composition: 100% Zinfandel
Appellation: Paso Robles AVA
Vineyard: Benito Dusi Ranch
Aging: 12 months in American oak, 37% one-year-old barrels, 5% two-year-old barrels, 58% three-year-old barrels
Winemaker: Eric Baugher
93 Points - Wine Spectator
"Sleek and multilayered, with dynamic yet elegant raspberry, grilled fennel and cracked pepper flavors that build structure and richness on the long finish. Drink now through 2030. 4,300 cases made." -TF, 6/30/21