Red

2011 Ridge Geyserville

Zinfandel Blend

  • USA
  • California
  • Sonoma County
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Community Tasting Notes 113

  • Osiris021 wrote: (93 points)

    June 4, 2016 - No formal notes.

  • MRichman wrote:

    May 1, 2016 - Seamless with dark fruit, tobacco, bright acid and a bit of vanilla. Rich and smooth and full bodied with just a little bit of brambly fruit. In a good place that I'll call early mid-adolescence. Very good but perhaps a bit more wild and a little less suave than some vintages of Geyserville.

    2 people found this helpful Comment
  • MRichman wrote:

    April 17, 2016 - Tasting at Ridge Lytton Springs: Smooth, silky, rich almost lush. Dark fruit, orange peel. Drinking great right now, early adolescence. Excellent.

    3 people found this helpful Comment
  • dsruban wrote: (92 points)

    November 11, 2015 - Juicy, lots of fruit, delicious!

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • mactheknife Likes this wine: (92 points)

    October 22, 2015 - A very nice wine; the wine has settled into a beautifully balanced place right now. What you would expect from this vineyard. Forward fruit but in check. Has a lot left to give.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
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  • By Richard Jennings
    5/19/2013 (link) 94 points

    (Ridge Geyserville) Very dark cherry red color; aromatic, dried berry, lavender, dried herb nose; tasty, complex, dried berry, lavender, dried herb palate with good balance; medium-plus finish (78% Zinfandel, 16% Carignane, 4% Petite Sirah, 1% Alicante Bouschet, 1% Mataro; 14.2% alcohol)

  • By Richard Jennings
    5/11/2013 (link) 93 points

    (Ridge Geyserville) Dark ruby color; tart berry, dried berry, dark chocolate nose; tasty, complex, dried berry, licorice, tart black cherry, mineral palate; medium-plus finish 93+ points (76% Zinfandel, 16% Carignane, 4% Petite Sirah, 1% Alicante Bouschet, 1% Mataro; 14% alcohol; best young Geyserville on release ever?)

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2011
  • Type Red
  • Producer Ridge
  • Varietal Zinfandel Blend
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Geyserville
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Sonoma County
  • Appellation Sonoma County
  • UPC Code 744442301003

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 30 (1%)
  • In Cellars 1,854 (69%)
  • Consumed 793 (30%)

Food Pairing

Barbecue, Casseroles, Greek Pizza, pizaa, Prime rib, ritz crackers, Steak

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