The February 2010 Issue of Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate has arrived, and in it is a wealth of commentary on a large portfolio of Ridge wines. And might I say, we fared rather well! Here are the scores: 2003… Read More ›
All things Zinfandel, and/or blends based on Zinfandel.
I recently had the opportunity to enjoy an extraordinary quintet of 80s era Geyserville and Lytton Springs, and was particularly pleased to be tasting with my lovely missus, who contributed mightily to the quality and intensity of the experience. I’ll… Read More ›
Great slew of Ridge information out there lately, in terms of contemporary tasting notes and other such items of interest to the Ridge-O-Philes among ye; some of it is Post-Zap commentary, some of it is Post-Ridge Events commentary, and some of… Read More ›
Greetings all! As the West Coast-based Zin-Obsessed amongst you will already know, this weekend is ZAP weekend. For this who don’t recognize the acronym, ZAP stands for Zinfandel Producers & Advocates, and every year they put on a Zinfandel Festival, which is… Read More ›
A Sublime Flight Of Fancy: Tasting Notes Below! (2006 Monte Bello Chardonnay, 1999 Lytton Springs, 1995 Monte Bello, 1988 Monte Bello)
2006 Ridge Vineyards Monte Bello Chardonnay Appearance: Pale gold in the glass, framed by a white gold halo, brilliantly limpid, showing delightfully eccentric leg behaviour unified by a light viscosity … Aromatics: Strong tropicality right away, with hints of crème fraîche,… Read More ›
So, I guess I’ve just got Geyserville on the brain, or maybe Geyserville has me on its mind? Whatever, one way or another, me and Geyserville seem to be dancing in the same ballroom these days. Coming on the heels of the good… Read More ›