2014 Ridge Monte Bello


Monte Bello Vineyards, Santa Cruz Mountain, California, USA

Opaque ruby colour. Intense blackberry fruit aromas, blackcurrant, exotic barrel spice, toasted oak, liquorice, and complex forest notes. Rich mountain fruit entry, refreshing high acid, full chalky tannin structure, and sweet oak; strong mineral finish. 75% cabernet sauvignon, 18% merlot, 5% cabernet franc, 2% petit verdot.

97 Points - William Kelly, Decanter Magazine