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2018 Ridge Red Blends or Varietals "Lytton Springs"

Ridge 2018 Lytton Springs

Winery: Ridge

Vintage: 2018

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Lytton Springs"

Wine Category: Red Blends or Varietals

Grape blend: 72% Zinfandel, 18% Petite Sirah, 8% Carignane & 2% Mataro

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Dry Creek Valley

State or country: CA

Price: $45

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 94.2 (based on 2 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (92.5)

Review date: November 14, 2020

Wine Review: This dark ruby colored Zinfandel based blend opens with a red cedar and moist pipe tobacco bouquet with hints of blackberry in the background. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, slightly acidic and juicy. The flavor profile is a blackberry and black plum blend with notes of nutmeg and oak. We also detected a hint of black olive at the very end. The finish is dry and its tannins build-up and stick around for a very long time. We would decant this wine and enjoy it with a well-marbled ribeye. Enjoy – Ken & Dave

Winemaker Notes: Blackberry, pepper and licorice notes on nose. Full-bodied with ripe plum, well integrated tannins and long, lingering finish.

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