Posts Tagged ‘Diamond Ridge’

2008 Diamond Ridge Vineyards Cabernet Franc, Lake County

You don’t see a lot of varietal Cabernet Franc bottlings — probably because it is more profitable to plant Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon in the same areas. Translucent ruby color. This one is on the lighter side, offering up aromas of menthol… Read more


2007 Diamond Ridge Vineyards ‘Two Jakes’ Red Wine, California

Translucent dark ruby color. The aromas evoke a medley of currant, plum, cranberry and red cherry, with notes of menthol and smoke. Medium-bodied, the wine has earthy-chocolate tannins that dry out a bit at the end. This rustic red would match up… Read more


2008 Diamond Ridge Vineyards ‘Aspects,’ Lake County

A Bordeaux-style blend with a splash of Petite Sirah added. Translucent bright ruby in hue. High-toned mint-menthol, tobacco and spice play off of pretty red berry and cherry liqueur aromas. The fruit holds its own on the palate, where soft, earthy… Read more