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1997 Ridge - (Cabernet Sauvignon) Monte Bello Bordeaux Blend - USA - California - Santa Cruz Mountains - Red

USA - California - Santa Cruz Mountains

Red Bordeaux Blend
Producer Notes

Ridge Vineyards, known for its stellar reds, began when San Francisco doctor Osea Perrone bought 180 acres of land near the top of Monte Bello Ridge in California's Santa Cruz Mountains. The cellar, and present-day production site, was built into the mountainside on three levels. After success with several Cabernet Sauvignon vintages in the 1940s, the Perrone family decided to buy the terraces... More »

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91
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Comm: 2007-2019 VF: 2007-2017
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Source International Wine Cellar
Issue Issue 92
Author Jito72
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 99.544%
Tasted On 10/19/2014
Drink Dates 2007-2019

quite good, very good complex aromas and juicy palate...mature at the way seems a Bordeaux but rather little short finish make incapable to get higher score.

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Author RDV
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 94.345%
Tasted On 11/20/2010
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Author taipanli
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 97.835%
Tasted On 09/11/2010

Deep reddish purple. Dark fruit and earth on the nose. Narrow on entry with fruit notes expanding mid-palate. Sharp, medium, slightly acidic finish with furry tannins. Not bad but wouldn't seek to buy again. 50+9+7+16+7=89

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Author stujakub
Site / Blog stuartjakub.googlepages.com  Trust Rating 99.315%
Tasted On 04/07/2009

Wow, wow, wow. This is what cali cabs should aspire to be. Soft and pure. The austerity and complexity of a top bordeaux but with the soft, ripe (not sweet) fruit that cali can bring. Deep aroma's of truffles, chocolate, cigar that although intense, were not explosive or overpowering. It sat perfectly in my mouth coating my entire mouth in soft, silky lusciousness. On the finish it slowly melted away over a prolonged time. Wow.

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Author Jkbergmann
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 93.22%
Tasted On 04/03/2009
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