• missionpk wrote:

    December 20, 2018 - Lush. No hard edges.

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  • winemaker wrote: 88 points

    August 31, 2014 - Fruit has become somewhat muted. Tastes decent enough, but not great. Drink up.

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  • chughes wrote: 90 points

    June 7, 2014 - This was much lighter bodied than the typical zin. Lots of pine and moss notes, which I could imagine someone not liking, but I liked a lot.

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  • bjschmitt Likes this wine: 89 points

    August 4, 2013 - With beef brisket and corn bread.

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  • ND05 Likes this wine: 90 points

    April 6, 2013 - Rich vanilla and dark fruit nose. Well integrated palate. This is probably at its peak drinking now. Nicely balanced flavors. Medium plus finish. Cocoa, blackberry compote. Deep, intense, silky.

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  • affordableCollector wrote: 91 points

    February 1, 2013 - clear, maroon, in color. dark fruit, cranberry, blackberry, earth, mushrooms, spice, pepper, tobacco, leather, caramel, lightly toasted, oak, on the nose. light acid, light to medium tannins, on the finish.

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  • winemaker wrote: 87 points

    December 10, 2012 - This isn't as good as the Ridge Buchignani Ranch Zins I have had recently from the same vintage. Has subdued nose of red and black fruits. Initially smelled of oak , but that blew off fairly quickly. A bit of alcohol is sticking out on this. I have one bottle left.

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  • kosinski wrote:

    September 9, 2012 - Fairly light-bodied for a Zin, with cherry notes and just a touch of warm spice. Nicely softened tannins on the back end. Very enjoyable.

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  • rhanke wrote: 90 points

    September 8, 2012 - enjoyed

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  • stvjackson wrote: 90 points

    June 15, 2012 - Rich, juicy zin. Nose is full of dark fruit and spice. Opulent, full body. Well-integrated, moderate tannins that linger in the finish without being overly drying. Drinks nicely now, but may have a couple years yet before hitting its peak.

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