I very recently had the opportunity to prepare, serve, and taste a rather preposterously fine vertical of Monte Bello: the 2011 first assemblage, a 2010 barrel sample, and the 2009, (which is in bottle, but not yet released), plus the 1978,… Read More ›
All things cabernet sauvignon, and/or blends based on cabernet sauvignon.
Anyone who’s read about this tasting series, or perhaps even attended an episode, will know that there is always a theme to each tasting event. This was again the case for what was the final Wine Bloggers Tasting of 2011,… Read More ›
If you’ve been following this blog, you’ll already know that we’re offering quite a groovy tasting opportunity on Black Friday, 11.25.11 (please click the link for more details). As part of our By-Appointment Estate Tastings on that day, we’ll be including two… Read More ›
It’s Saturday, and the first delivery of fruit to Monte Bello is due in a matter of hours. Put another way, The Sleeping Beast Is About To Awaken. And what, you might ask, will happen to said grapes upon arrival?… Read More ›