Outstanding New Scores from Anthony Dias Blue

Blue Lifestyle

May 2021

In a recent review of a number of our spring releases, Anthony Dias Blue awarded each wine with a score of 92 points or higher and the Blue Lifestyle Seal of Approval.

1. 2016 Lytton Estate Syrah – 95 Points

Ridge 2016 Lytton Estate Syrah

“Dark with lush blueberry, boysenberry and cassis fruit, silky texture and 7% Viognier to give it spice, a remarkable wine.”

2. 2018 Boatman Zinfandel – 93 Points

Ridge 2018 Boatman Zinfandel

“Deep ruby color, lush berry nose, juicy, earth and blackberry with notes of spice and vanilla, long and balanced.”

3. 2019 Rockpile – 93 Points

Ridge Vineyards 2019 Rockpile

“Mostly Zin with a good measure of Petite Sirah, from a sub-appellation noted for Zinfandel, smooth and surprisingly elegant with deep tangy cassis fruit, long and balanced.”

4. 2018 Lytton Estate Syrah Grenache Mataro – 92 Points

Ridge 2018 Syrah Grenache Mataro

“An elegant aromatic GSM, spiced cassis, blackberry, layered and a long finish, balanced and charming.”

5. 2019 Buchignani Ranch Carignane – 92 Points

Ridge 2019 Buchignani Ranch Carignane

“Ripe berry nose, silky, juicy with boysenberry and cassis, medium weight and nice balance.”

6. 2019 Halter Ranch Grenache Blanc – 92 Points

Ridge 2019 Halter Ranch Grenache Blanc

“Lush and juicy with crisp acidity, complexity, and balance, aromatic and long.”