Ridge Lytton Springs

California, United States   |  Hearty Red   |  Carignan, Mataro, Petite Sirah, Zinfandel   |  2019
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RIDG-LYTT-2019
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RIDG-LYTT-2019-12-750-DP
12 x 750ml
£471.50
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Delivery September 2021

In 1972, Ridge made its first Lytton Springs from vines planted on the eastern half of the vineyard at the turn of the century. Both the eastern and western portions of the vineyard were purchased in the early 1990s. The vineyard is planted to Zinfandel and its principal complementary varieties.

Total rainfall was plentiful and summer was mild, resulting in excellent quality and quantity when the grapes were hand-harvested between 10 September and 14 October. The grapes were crushed and fermentation proceeded with natural yeast. After eleven days, the must was pressed off. The wine was aged for 14 months in air-dried American oak barrels, with 15% new wood.

Moderate summer temperatures allowed for slow ripening. Pickers waited until mid-September to ensure all the varieties were ready. Twenty-four blocks were blended, including two pure Petite Sirah blocks, to add structure to the abundant Zinfandel fruit. Enjoyable young, this outstanding wine will gain in complexity over ten to fifteen years.

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  GrowerRidge Vineyards
  Bottle size750
  Duty Paid / In BondIn Bond
  Vintage2019
  CountryUnited States
  RegionCalifornia
  GrapeCarignan, Mataro, Petite Sirah, Zinfandel
  Wine TypeRed wines
  Wine StyleHearty Red
  WinemakingOrganic wines
  OakStrongly Oaked
  DrinkabilityEarly in drinking window
  SweetnessDry
  Abv14.5%

Ridge Vineyards

Exceptional single-vineyard wines from the Santa Cruz mountains

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