Monthly Spotlight

Each month we spotlight one of our small-production, single-vineyard wines with a deep dive into the vineyard location, property history, wine style and pairing preferences. This month’s spotlight is…

2014 BOATMAN ZINFANDEL

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TASTING NOTE
Classic raspberry and floral aromas, full bodied, black cherry fruit, round well-coated tannins, hint of vanilla with a long clean finish. JO (3/17)

CONSUMER REVIEWS

  • “This has to be the best QPR deal in the current Ridge lineup.”
  • “True to varietal. Great mouthfeel. Excellent wine.”
  • “Delicious. Screams I’m a Ridge Dry Creek Valley Zin.”
  • “Delicious. Elegant zin fruit. Well made. Balanced. Ready now.”

See these and other consumer reviews on CellarTracker here.

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LOCATION
Northern Sonoma County, on the border of Dry Creek Valley & Alexander Valley.

HISTORY
Tim Boatman began planting fifteen acres of zinfandel on the steep hillsides surrounding his house in 1972. The rocky, east-facing terraces produce intense, concentrated fruit. Learn more about Tim and his unique vineyard here.

PAIRINGS
FOOD: A beautiful complement to the 2014 Boatman Zinfandel is this Kansas City Baby Back Ribs recipe. In fact, this pairing was so good we featured it in our perfect regional barbecue pairings blog post.

OCCASION: Bring this wine to a casual dinner with friends or decant for a cozy evening in, alongside a savory, slow-cooked meal.

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