2012 Lytton Springs, Ridge Vineyards, Dry Creek Valley

On the day we tasted it this it had enjoyable ripe fruit, some sweeter oak (20% new American oak) and a pleasing structure. Made from 100 plus year old Zinfandel the site benefits from foggy mornings, warm, sunny afternoons and breezy evenings.
“The 2012 Lytton Springs is quite reserved, compact and inward at this stage. There is good density and depth in the glass, but the elements aren't fully formed just yet. While most of Ridge's 2012s are quite open today, that is not at all the case with the Lytton Springs. The 2012 is going to need time. In 2012, Lytton Springs is 70% Zinfandel, 21% Petite Sirah, 7% Carignane and 4% Mataro (Mourvèdre).”
93+ points, Antonio Galloni, vinousmedia.com, July 2014

Pricing
Bottle
From a client
4 available
£56.48

WINE DETAILS

  • Region & country
    Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma County, California, USA
  • Maturity
    Ready 2014 - 2022
  • Colour
    Red
  • Sweetness
    Dry
  • Style
    Still
  • Unit Volume
    Bottle (75cl.)
2012 Lytton Springs, Ridge Vineyards, Dry Creek Valley