Ridge Vineyards is the reference point for exceptional Zinfandel and Cabernet from California.
Monte Bello Cabernet Blend, Santa Cruz Mountains 1500ml 2010
Size: Large Format
Color:Opaque-black/blue hue, deep saturated ruby Nose:Intense briar-bramble berry fruits, black licorice, clove-cardamom spice, molasses/carmelized sugars, toasted oak-graham cracker, chai-cola, quite deep overall Palate:Silky-smooth, black fruits, deep, rich chalkiness to structure, balance, excellent acidity, freshness/purity throughout palate, intense finish carried by fruit and sweet oak
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.