Reddish/Ruby color to it. Nose of raspberries, wet earth and cherries. Juicy Zin with the red fruits predominating. Somewhat of a hollow mid-palate. There was just something missing. Going towards a med length finish with some fine tannins still left and plenty of acidity to balance things out. While this was OK, I’ve had much better from Ridge.
Slightly astringent -- but then we were too impatient to wait for it to breathe (or to decant); Daughter Kim says "grass"; Son-in-law - "smokey"; I am leaning towards "woodsy berries". We are enjoynign the wine -- but having it with the experience of meeting the new grandchild gives it a leg up.
Ruby red color. Cherries, cranberries, spicy oak, pepper, brambles on the nose. Full body with ripe persistant tannins that coat your mouth and crisp acidity. Mixed briary berries, spices, and oak on the palate. Lingering finish that starts with sweet berries but turns a bit too oaky on the finish. Some additional cellar time will probably smooth out the finish.
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