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Ridge Vineyards East Bench Zinfandel 2018
SKU: 07285

Ridge Vineyards East Bench Zinfandel 2018

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750ml
$39.99
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Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region California, Sonoma County, Dry Creek Valley
Brand Ridge Vineyards
Alcohol/vol 14.9%
Raspberry, fig with notes of vanilla on the nose. Flavors of plum and black olive give way to well coated tannins and black olive in the lingering finish.

Wine Enthusiast
  • we94

Complexity and balance are the hallmarks of this beautifully composed and full-bodied 100% Zinfandel wine. Black-pepper, dried sage, and deep blackberry aromas lead to a rich, velvety, subtly tannic texture and supple black-fruit impressions. Best through 2030.

Jim Gordon
Jeb Dunnuck
  • jd93

All Zinfandel from the Dry Creek Valley, the 2018 Zinfandel East Bench offers up a great, pure, medium to full-bodied style that carries lots of classic spice, brambly herbs, incense, and plum-laced fruits. Nicely balanced, structured, and with solid length, this terrific Zinfandel will be even better with a year in bottle and keep for a decade.

Wine Spectator
  • ws92

Appealingly old-school and just rustic enough to highlight the vibrant, briary wild berry flavors, laced with dried sage and licorice notes, building tension toward lively tannins. Drink now through 2028. 6,250 cases made.

Tim Fish
Vinous
  • v91

The 2018 Zinfandel East Bench is an absolute joy to taste. Bright acids perk up the sweet red berry fruit in this lively, flavorful 100% Zinfandel from vineyards in Dry Creek. Fresh, vinous and so wonderfully inviting, the 2018 is delicious now, but also has the energy to develop in bottle for another decade, perhaps more.

Antonio Galloni, September 2020
Wine Advocate
  • wa91

The 2018 Zinfandel East Bench has aromas of spice-laced red and black berries with accents of earth and tar. Medium-bodied, the palate is surprisingly juicy, with earth-laced fruits, pleasantly chewy tannins and a lifted finish. 6,250 cases produced.

Erin Brooks