2008 Ridge Vineyards Lytton Estate Syrah Grenache


During a recent lecture, my professor wanted the group to drink a glass of wine during the lecture.  He was looking for a specific bottle of Ridge that I did not have.  I did have a bottle of a 2008 Lytton Estate.  The blend was interesting and both Chris and I enjoyed it very much. Sometimes you have to break the Cabernet Sauvignon cycle and try something new.  I would recommend this wine to everyone.


Medium color depth with a ruby hue.


Moderate, young fruity with aromas of dark fruit, black cherry, spice, cocoa.

Dry, medium bodied with lively acidity.  Medium tannins and slightly astringent.  Rich mid-palate flavors with a long lingering savory finish.

abv: 14.5%

How much: $32.00

Region/appellation: Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma.

Blend: 51% Syrah and 49% Grenache

I rated the 2008 Ridge Vineyards Lytton Estate Syrah Grenache red wine three glasses.  Great wine!

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