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JancisRobinson.com

Vinous

  • By Josh Raynolds
    November/December 2007, IWC Issue #135, (See more on Vinous...)

    (Ridge Vineyards Zinfandel Lytton Springs Dry Creek Valley) Subscribe to see review text.

RJonWine.com

  • By Richard Jennings
    2/2/2013, (See more on RJonWine.com...) 92 points

    (Ridge Lytton Springs) Bricking medium red violet color; redolent, chocolate, baked berry nose; creamy textured, baked berry, milk chocolate, bay leaf palate; medium-plus finish (77% Zinfandel, 17% Petite Sirah, 6% Carignane; 12 months in barrel, 20% new American oak, 25% one and two years old, and 55% in three to five-year-old barrels)
  • By Richard Jennings
    9/26/2010, (See more on RJonWine.com...) 93 points

    (Ridge Lytton Springs) Very dark red violet color; baked raspberry, baked plum, berry tart cherry nose with subtle, warming oak, sandalwood; tasty, focused, tart cherry, raspberry palate with good acidity, balance and depth; long finish 93+ pts. (this has much improved since I first had it on release a few years back; 77% Zinfandel, 17% Petite Sirah, 6% Carignane; 12 months in barrel, 20% new American oak, 25% one and two years old, and 55% in three to five-year-old barrels)

Wine Library TV

  • By Gary Vaynerchuk
    California Zinfandel Death Match, Episode #448, 4/21/2008, (See more on Wine Library TV...) 85 points

    (Ridge Lytton Springs Zinfandel) #3; VaynerPAZZZ; COLOR-dark; NOSE-not appealing; smells a little like NY garbage; one day old mushy cereal; little oyster shell; TASTE-lighter than previous Lytton Springs; a little bland & boring; some dark cherry flavors; kind of nice & silky, but simple; a bad batch of blueberries; WS-88; GV-85

RJonWine.com

  • By Richard Jennings
    5/20/2007, (See more on RJonWine.com...) 90 points

    (Ridge Lytton Springs) Cherry red color; nice plum, ripe GSM nose; ripe plum, cherry and spicy red fruit palate; medium finish (77% Zin, 17% Petite Sirah, 6% Carignane)
  • By Richard Jennings
    4/26/2007, (See more on RJonWine.com...) 89 points

    (Ridge Lytton Springs) Tight plummy nose; tasty, raisiny, brambly, berry palate; medium finish

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