2012 Ridge Three Valleys Red Sonoma County

Category: California SKU: 63825 Size: 750 ml
Brand: Ridge Vineyards
Region: Sonoma - Sonoma County
Varietal: Zinfandel Blend Style: Red Wine
Ship/Pickup Class: A, L
Price: $19.99
Reg: $30.99
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2012 Ridge Three Valleys Red Sonoma County

Winemaker's Notes:

The history of the Ridge Sonoma County Three Valleys began with the release of the 2001. The wine contains grapes from a number of Sonoma vineyards - this year, seven. We take great care in selecting the fruit, which is hand-harvested, then crushed and fermented at both Monte Bello and Lytton Springs. Unlike our single-vineyard wines, which reflect the distinctive character of each site, Three Valleys represents the blending of vineyards - winemaking - at it's finest. Zinfandel determines the wine's varietal character; old-vine carignane contributes bright fruit and acidity; petite sirah spice, depth of color, and firm tannins; grenache brings briary fruit and lively tannins.

Garnet in color with aromas of cherry and raspberry fruits, wintergreen, savory herbs, barrel spice. Cherry fruit on entry along with lively acidity, medium bodied, and a smooth tannin texture, with a gravelly-clay mineral finish.