Ridge 2010 Lytton Springs
67% Zinfandel, 23% Petite Sirah, 7% Carignane, 3% Mataro | Alc: 14.4% – Big and Bold
Sonoma County, California
Briary blackberry, dark cherry and pepper on the nose. Palate full bodied, viscous with well coated tannins, plum and cocoa. Long finish with bright acidity.
“The 2010 Lytton Springs (67% Zinfandel, 23% Petite Sirah, 7% Carignane and 3% Mataro) is fascinating because it seems to have handled the heat spikes far better than the Geyserville. This is first and foremost Lytton Springs, and a product of the 2010 vintage second. Firm tannins frame an expressive core of dark red cherries, flowers and sweet herbs. The inner perfume of Zinfandel resonates on the finish. The 2010 needs time to soften, but it is quite beautiful. Anticipated maturity: 2015-2030.” 93+ pts – The Wine Advocate
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