1985 Paso Robles Zinfandel

1985 Paso Robles Zinfandel

Wine Information

100% Zinfandel




Dusi Ranch


San Louis Obispo County

Alcohol By Volume


Vintage Notes

This is the eleventh vintage we have made from the Dusi Ranch in San Luis Obispo County. The Zinfandel vines, planted some seventy years ago, are among the oldest in the area. In 1985 the blocks were harvested over a four-week period, and at different degrees of maturity. Those harvested earlier provide racy young fruit, and the last picked contribute a full, rich character. The wine needs six months to soften further, and will be at its best over the next five years.


Founded in 1959, Ridge was one of the first of today’s small, fine California wineries—limiting production to achieve the highest quality. From the beginning, close adherence to traditional winemaking techniques has set Ridge apart. This approach determin

Consumer Tasting Notes

Average Rating: 90

No. of Tasting Notes: 1

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