Ridge Vineyards is the reference point for exceptional Zinfandel and Cabernet from California.
Monte Bello Cabernet Blend, Santa Cruz Mountains 1500ml 2002
Size: Large Format
Color: Opaque ruby Nose: Ripe black currant/black cherry. Coffee/chocolate, mint. Mineral/flint/wet limestone. Vanilla, toasted oak. Palate: Rich berry, sweet cassis. Substantial yet integrated tannins, good acid/tannin balance. Opulent finish. Great depth.
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc
Santa Cruz Mountains
Ridge has made the East Bench as a single-site zinfandel since 2006. One of our few single-variety wines, this zinfandel vineyard sits high on top of the bench land that overlooks Dry Creek Valley from the east.