Ridge Vineyards Pagani Ranch Zinfandel 2014

$49.99

SKU 02564

750ml

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agv
92
Saturated ruby color. Boysenberry fruit, plum skin, toasted oak. Full entry, sweet bramble fruit, mineral earthiness. Layered, with dense full-bodied tannins, firm acid, lengthy finish.
Category Red Wine
Varietals
Country California
Region Sonoma County
Appellation Sonoma Valley
Brand Ridge Vineyards
Alcohol/vol 14.8%
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VinousThe 2014 Pagani Ranch is the most immediate and obvious of the 2014 Zinfandels I tasted at Ridge. Ripe, forward and opulent, the Pagani will please readers who like a more flashy, up-front style. I expect the Pagani will offer most of its charms sooner rather than later, which makes it a terrific choice for drinking on the young side. I don't see the pedigree or complexity of the best Zinfandels in the lineup, but the Pagani is delicious. This site seems to naturally produce a riper style as full flavor development and tannin maturity only take place late in the season.

Antonio Galloni