Delicato Family Vineyards: A medium-bodied vibrant Zinfandel with aromas of black berries and gingerbread. The full ripe fruit flavours are well balanced with structured tannins and leave a hint of spice on the finish. Spicy, rich and fruity. For steaks and red meat.
This supple and mouth-filling vintage leads with juicy raspberry and ripe boysenberry fruit. Hints of spiced chocolate integrate well with fruit that is surprisingly luscious and silky on the palate, partnered with black pepper backbone that gives structure and weight. Flavours of toasted oak and pipe tobacco create further structure, allowing this wine to stand up to a variety of hearty fare.
Dark in colour this wine is rich with spice on both the nose and palate. Flavours of ripe strawberry, raspberry and blackberry blend nicely with notes of blackcurrant and molasses. This wine is full bodied with soft tannins and lingering ripe flavours of pomegranate on the finish.
This wine takes its name from the roads in Mendocino Country that zig zag through the mountains. This is a complex wine with raspberry and cherry chocolate on the nose, the palate has cherries, a prickly white pepper character. This is an elegant Zinfandel with good, refreshing acidity, but with rich tannins.
Great color density with youthful garnet red hues. The aromas are ripe red fruits of raspberry, black currant and strawberry preserves with black tea, white and black pepper spice. The palate delivers a fruity, plump, yet supple wine with some spicy Zinfandel pepperiness.
Terrific Zinfandel made from individually vinified small lots from Mendocino Country. The appearance is light in body with aromas of sweet cherry, the mouthfeel is packed full of blackberry and cherries and savoury leather, spice, black pepper and a hint of chocolate.
Taking its accustomed place at the head of the class, this year's Lytton Springs bottling from Ridge is a textbook example of the deep and expressive fruit that marks Dry Creek Zinfandel at its best. World class quality, packed with concentrated fruit.
Opaque purple in colour. On the nose aromas of blackberry, raspberry and other brambly fruit characterisitcs mingle with notes of sweet spice and vanilla. On the palate this wine is full-bodied and rich, with soft, ripe tannins, good acidity and plently of dark berry fruit character which lingers on the spicy, complex finish.
Deeply perfumed aromas of dark berries and the old vine Zin`s intrinsic briary spiciness. Layered bright berry fruit flavours with complex spice undertones. Low yields in the vineyard preserved the vibrant natural acidity and balanced tannins. Long, persistent finish.
This wine has the spicy, lush black fruit of the Alexander Valley where briary and raspberry flavours dominate, along with the elegant structure of the cooler Dry Creek Valley. Balanced and long on the finish with supple tannins and good levels of acidity.