2012 Ridge Zinfandel Kite Hill York Creek


  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
  • Spring Mountain District
Drink between 2016 - 2019 (Edit)
CT88.7 29 reviews
Label borrowed from 2014
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Community Tasting Notes 21

  • aagrawal wrote: 85 points

    June 24, 2018 - Neapolitan Pizza (Dan's House): Medium ruby; moderate aromatics, higher alcohol with slight heat, spice and some minor black fruits; palate is medium bodied, black fruit, good acid; medium finish. Nice Zinfandel, but nothing special. 85

  • CJM wrote: 90 points

    March 31, 2018 - Clear very deep garnet with slight rim browning. Plastic, black plum, fig. No acids, medium to low tannins. Pomegranate. Medium to long balanced finish.

  • bjschmitt wrote: 87 points

    November 19, 2017 - Served with pork and wild rice meat loaf, squash, and bread.
    Initial nose was floral - Jane was specific with rose.
    Purple/crimson, good color to rim. The rose stayed on the nose, but it was over dark fruit.
    There is a sweetness to the taste which is not sugar??!!
    This wine is high alcohol, and it became unbalanced as time passed. A bit disappointed with this wine - I expect more.

  • AlexHop Likes this wine: 93 points

    September 21, 2017 - Really gorgeous. Floral notes and elegant mouthfeel. Doesn't come across as a zin to me. Really special.

  • cmmatthews wrote: 86 points

    March 30, 2017 - Last tasted this back in hasn't improved. Very syrupy with a grapey cough syrup flavor on initial opening. Really not a fan of this...I'll probably sit on my remaining 2 bottles for awhile and see if things blow off. Maybe a long decant would help, I haven't tried that yet.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2012
  • Type Red
  • Producer Ridge
  • Varietal Zinfandel
  • Designation Kite Hill
  • Vineyard York Creek
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Napa Valley
  • Appellation Spring Mountain District
  • UPC Code 744442881109

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 369 (53%)
  • Consumed 331 (47%)

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Christmas left over/lamb

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