Ridge Geyserville, 2001

Ridge Geyserville, 2001
This is (I think!) my last bottle of Ridge Geyserville and Lytton Springs from the early 2001/2002 vintages that I bought at a bargain price from Berry Brothers & Rudd when they had a store at terminal 3 in Heathrow airport back in 2005. From the last bottle of Geyserville 2001 I drank back in ...

Ridge Geyserville, 2001

Ridge Geyserville, 2001
I’m becoming aware of a theory about Californian wines – that even if they may be designed to, they don’t age very well. Their immediate appeal is mostly without question, and there always seems to be plenty of potential, but a few times lately I’ve been led to question their aging ability myself. I always ...

Les Terrasses Priorat, 2002

Les Terrasses Priorat, 2002
After failing to find two bottles of Château St Pierre that were supposed to be lying somewhere in my cellar, I uncovered an old hoard of wine hidden away that I agreed to store for my friend Geoff when he moved to Ireland – about 8 years ago!! Amongst them was this Priorat that according ...

Ridge Lytton Springs, 2002

Ridge Lytton Springs, 2002
Smooth and dried plummy, all the youthful vanilla and spice has melded into a complete, developed wine. Which is kind of a shame as I almost prefer the vibrancy and distinct spices and oak of Lytton Springs when it is a little younger. Share this:FacebookTwitter
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