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2012 Ridge Lytton Springs (750ml) [Printable View]
Producer: Ridge Vineyards ridgewine.com   details
Appellation: Dry Creek Valley - California - United States (AVA)
Type: red
Varietal: Zinfandel - Petite Syrah - Carignan
Maturity: Hold
Rating: n/a
Est. Price: US$35.00
 
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rated (2011 vintage, 750ml bottle) : February 8, 2014 , from a member
93 points Best 2015-2031
tasted (2010 vintage, 750ml bottle) : April 5, 2014 , Michael Haley
91 points
rated (2009 vintage, 750ml bottle) : September 14, 2011 , Thomas Ivey
95 points ""The 2009 Lytton Springs is the biggest and most structured of these 2009 Zinfandel-based reds, largely owing to the earthier soils and the presence 23% Petite Sirah. Black fruit, plums, tar, licorice and smoke are some of the notes that flow from this generous, inviting red. The Lytton Springs is fairly structured, and can definitely benefit from another year or two (perhaps more) in bottle. The blend is 74% Zinfandel, 21% Petite Sirah and 5% Carignane. Anticipated maturity: 2013-2029." (08/11) By:Bryan Brick | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: September 13, 2011 At the annual Zinfandel Advocates and Producers Tasting (ZAP) back in January there was really one Zinfandel that stood out from all the rest and that was the 2009 Lytton Springs. There was so much wine in the bottle there that so many else at the same even couldn’t even hope to have. Fast forward nine months later and the wine has grown even more into itself with wonderful aromatics of gingerbread, spice cake, muddle blackberries and a waft of cigar smoke. This hits the mouth brimming with size, generous with its ample fruit and spice, but yet never feels excessive. It is sort of like a perfect steak, marbled and rich, needing almost nothing but a pinch of salt and pepper to make it sing. Long, dry and spicy with great balance, add a pinch of braised meat and this will do you well for decades to come. " Best 2013-2029
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