I can’t exactly tell you why I’m doing this, but you’d certainly be swimming in safe waters if you decided to trust me that there is a VERY GOOD REASON why I’m posting my tasting notes for the 1993 Geyserville… Read More ›
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Let me just give you a little context for this particular Monte Bello tasting. In 1977, women dressed like this: Men dressed like this: We listened to this: or this: This man was president: And this man: who would go… Read More ›
So, it’s time for another edition of RIDGE In The Round, and in keeping with my currently obsessive focus on Carignane, the RIDGE Round Table reviews the new 2007 RIDGE Vineyards Buchignani Ranch Carignane, which was the ATP Wine Program… Read More ›
So, this edition of RIDGE-In-The-Round owes a debt of strategic gratitude to the good folks over at the wine blog “Two Days Per Bottle,” where the tasting MO is predicated on the notion that wines should be tasted and analyzed… Read More ›
We’ve got a great selection of wines on our tasting flights this weekend, and I thought I’d just run through a few of the wines on offer that I’m particularly looking forward to tasting and to showcasing: 2007 Geyserville “As we blind-tasted,… Read More ›
First, the facts: My compatriots for this edition of RIDGE In The Round were Peter Yaninek, Sam Howles-Banerji, Zani Nesvacil, and Karen Cai; all esteemed members of the Monte Bello Tasting Room Staff. The wine we immersed ourselves in was… Read More ›
Anyhow, when tasting the ’93 MB, my Canadian guests and I did indeed find ourselves discussing the Bordeaux factor, and in the end, collectively agreeing that the ’93 in fact did seem not only distinctly “Bordeaux-esque”, but in fact, and quite possibly, one of the most so of the past 20 years of Monte Bello vintages.