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Sunset: Ridge East Bench Zin - 100 New Reasons to Love the West

May 28, 2013 3:29 PM

In the "100 New Reasons to Love the West" feature in the June 2013 issue of Sunset magazine, our 2011 East Bench is one of the zinfandels mentioned.

"Late last century, many Zinfandels—the West's very own lovely, dark-berried, barbecue-loving winelost their way. Chasing big flavors, winemakers let alcohol levels creep too high to be balanced.

But recent forays through wine-shop Zin shelves have turned up a growing number showing restraint. Some of our faves... andfrom longtime champions of balanceRidge 2011 East Bench."

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