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Ridge Vineyards Three Valleys 2013

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There are 2 user submitted reviews for this wine.

Jessica DiFruscia rated this wine as 95/100 with the following review:

Deep ruby red with a slight Amber hue, with aromas and flavours red fruits, spice and hints of oak with a lasting finish. Great wine but this winery always delivers.
Matt Steeves rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Ridge's Three Valleys Zin is a blend of 80% Zinfandel, 11% Carignan, 8% Petite Sirah and 1% Alicante Bouschet, which adds complexity to this silky smooth and friendly wine. Full bodied and silky smooth, it's jam packed with bramble berry pie, sauteed peppers, baking spice, and leather. Lovely fruit concentration on the dry palate makes this complex Sonoma County Zin a great choice to enjoy with braised dishes or tomato based pasta dishes. Enjoy 2016-2022. Tasted February 2016. 91 points. Matt Steeves - www.quercusvino.ca




Natalie's Review

Ridge Vineyards Three Valleys 2013, Sonoma Country, California, United States: A complex and balanced Californian red with classic aromas fleshy dark fruit and spices. Wonderfully structured: perfect for diner parties involving steak. This robust wine is a blend of Zinfandel, Carignan, Petite Sirah, Grenache and Mataro (aka Mourvèdre). The 2013 vintage of Ridge's Three Valleys is richly concentrated and complex. Polished tannins with a judicious use of oak. Pair with grilled meats. Drink: 2015-2019. 652875 14.40% D 750 mL  $35.95 Score: 91/100. March 7, 2016 Top Rated Red Wine. Plush Pork Wine  Full Review

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