Ridge Vineyards / Lytton Springs
Over 40 years ago, in 1962, Ridge made its first Monte Bello, and two years later, its first zinfandel. Since this time, Ridge has championed single-vineyard winemaking, searching California for those rare vineyards where climate, soil, and varietal are ideally matched. Lytton Springs, in Sonoma County, became part of the Ridge estate in 1991. A quarter century's experience with this vineyard had convinced us that it was an exceptional piece of ground. At Lytton Springs, Ridge has built a sustainable winery, made of compacted rice straw bales. The walls covering the bales are made from a simple mixture of clay from the vineyard, sand, and straw. The Lytton Springs tasting room looks out on the old vines to the south, and into the barrel room to the east.
Zinfandel accounts for most of the production; cabernet sauvignon, syrah, grenache, carignane and chardonnay constitute the balance.
Tasting and Sales: Seven days a week
April – October
11am - 4pm: Monday – Thursday
11am - 5pm: Friday, Saturday & Sunday
November – March
11am – 4pm: Daily
Located just north of the town of Healdsburg. Take Highway 101 to Lytton Springs Road, proceed west 1/2 mile to Chiquita Road. The winery is on the left at the corner.
We offer three unique tasting flights, "Single-Vineyard" ($5), "Estate Single-Vineyard" ($10), and "Estate Single-Vineyard w/ Monte Bello" ($20, and includes our flagship Monte Bello). Wine Club Members receive Estate and Single-Vineyard tastings complimentary.
Credit Cards Accepted: American Express, Discover Card, Master Card, Visa
Wine Type: Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignane, Chardonnay, Grenache, Mataro, Petite Sirah, Syrah, Zinfandel
Facilities: Open to the Public, Tasting Fee,
Visit the website at: http://www.ridgewine.com
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