Ridge Vineyards Pagani Ranch Zinfandel 2014

$37.99

SKU 08643

750ml

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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%
  • wa93

Wine AdvocateThe deep purple colored Zinfandel Pagani Ranch is made in a medium to full-bodied, incredibly elegant and seamless style. The blend is 80% Zinfandel, 17% Alicante Bouschet and the balance Petite Sirah, aged all in American oak, and it boasts fabulous notes of plums, black raspberries, chocolate, spice and potpourri. It's not a massive wine, but it glides across the palate, has ripe, sweet tannin and integrated acidity. Most importantly, it's a joy to drink.

Jeb Dunnuck, October 28, 2016
  • agv92

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