Ridge Vineyards Monte Bello 2009, Santa Cruz Mountains

Red Blend Red Blend
California, Usa

$190.95 (711085)

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  • Cellar
  • 9494

94 pts
6
May 26, 2012

Critic Reviews (6)

David Lawrason
David Lawrason

What a beautiful nose here - very perfumed, ripe and sweet with blackberry/candy fruit woven amid classic oak...

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Rhys Pender, MW
Rhys Pender, MW

Another benchmark wine that is pricey but a truly great wine experience for someone who wants to splurge. Ridge...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

The 2009 Montebello includes about 30% merlot and petit verdot along with cabernet, offering wonderfully perfumed...

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Anthony Gismondi
Anthony Gismondi

The’09 Monte Bello a 72/22/6 is a mix of cabernet sauvignon, merlot and petit verdot. So big yet so restrained and...

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Julian Hitner
Julian Hitner

Compared to previous vintages, in its youthful state the preponderance of American oak on the 2009 Monte Bello seems...

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Bill Zacharkiw
Bill Zacharkiw

For the moment it's pretty one dimensional, relying almost entirely on sweet fresh fruit and mineral notes. Leaner...

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