Man, I have been on a Monte Bello tasting rampage of late! In rather timely fashion I might add, given all this #cabernet business afoot … So, as a first entry, I recently tasted the following with Paul Draper and… Read More ›
All things cabernet sauvignon, and/or blends based on cabernet sauvignon.
From one of our great friends at the Astoria Wine Group comes proof yet again that, fundamentally, Monte Bello causes true love. Monte Bello; it’s the Viticultural Make-A-Wish Foundation, the Genie in the Bottle, The Magic Lamp; not so much Kevin Costner’s… Read More ›
2007 Ridge Vineyards Monte Bello Deep purple belly in the bowl, with a gorgeous magenta limn … aromatics rich with blueberry, lavender, anise, and fennel, populating an architecture built with great crushed rock and wet-stone minerality … loads of herb & spice front-palate,… Read More ›
Preparing quite a lovely flight of Monte Bello for a tasting later this afternoon. Tasting notes to follow soon, but here’s a lil’ snapshot of what we’ll be tasting:
Our little vine ain’t so little anymore! Veraison still to come, but we’re now seeing lovely clusters and beautiful berries …