Tasting Note                         

90   2006  Ridge  Old School Zinfandel (Alexander Valley)   11/18/12 ($30)

 83%Zinfandel, 15% Carignane, 2% Petite Sirah   14.6% alc
Color: Deep garnet. (3.0) Bouquet: Tart Zinberry with cedar and milk chocolate. Also subtle briar. (3.0) Body: Solid middleweight with excellent acidity and fruit and a tangy mouthfeel. (3.0) Flavor: Minerally acidity propels the tangy fruit. (3.0) Finish: Very good length. (3.0)
Overall: Very tasty, easy to drink Zin with tart Zinberry fruit and subtle briar propelled by excellent acidity with some mineral. Not particularly complex and only a middleweight, but well balanced and lively. (15.0)

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