Menthol, leather and black cherry nose. Minty anise and dark berries. Rounds to overripe strawberries with a white pepper moderate dry finish. Spiciness lingers and seems to refresh nicely with a little saliva. Kicked the living snot out of the cod that was prepared but i wanted the Zin more than the food. Pair with sharp cheeses and roasted pork. Just sayin'.
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(Ridge Zinfandel East Bench) Medium dark magenta color; nice berry, red berry, raspberry, berry compote, baking spice nose; tasty, red berry, raspberry, charcoal palate with balance and green herbs on finish; medium finish 90+ pts.
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