Not impressed by this bottle bought at LAX airport. Normally, I am not lucky buying wine at airports. After reading good reviews on this 78% Zinfandel from the Western edge of Alexander Valley, Sonoma County I resisted buying more bottles because I couldn't have more carry-ons. For me, not equilibrated. To much alcohol and acidity in the end. Ruby color with som bramble fruit, mint, sweet cherry fruit, medium chalky tannins and nothing else extraordinary, Again, I am not lucky buying wines at airports....Because of all the good reviews on the one, I will try to get another bottle and maybe change my opinion.
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(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?)
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