Ridge Vineyards is very pleased to announce the debut of a new tasting flight! Weekends in October we will be offering our new Monte Bello Library Tasting! This will be a four-wine flight featuring a trio of back-vintage Monte Bellos from… Read More ›
1992 Monte Bello
#cabernet again, eh? Why, yes I am! And here’s the layout, post-tasting, of a tasting, in which 2007, 1995, 1992, and 1984 Monte Bellos were, well, tasted!
The #cabernet thang Jes’ Grew, no? (Ishamel Reed fans, are you out there?) Anyhow, Round Two #cabernet, recently tasted a glorious Monte Bello vertical out of 375 ml …
This Saturday we are very pleased to be hosting a wonderful event, our Monte Bello Assemblage Tasting, during which we’ll be pouring not only the current assemblage of the 2009 Monte Bello (slated for release in 2012) and the 2006… Read More ›
Well, this is a bit of a milestone post for what is still quite a young blog; it’s the 200th post! Accordingly, I want to do something a little special to mark the occasion, and this is what I have to… Read More ›
If you’re interested in perusing an interesting and contemporary set of tasting notes on Monte Bello vintages from 1992, 1994, and 1996, you can take a virtual stroll over to the Spirit of ’76 website and have a read; the… Read More ›
2002 Monte Bello (375 ml) 10.23.09 Appearance: Deep black ruby with a rich, strawberry limn. Fairly notably viscous, with short, thick, slo-to-medium speed legs …. Aromatics: Surprisingly generous offering of mid-tone red fruits, cherry and red plum in particular. Strong sandalwood… Read More ›