June 3, 2014 9:15 AM
Our 2012 Chardonnay Estate received a glowing 91 point review from James Laube in the 28 May 2014 edition of the Wine Spectator Insider newsletter.
"Rich and well-centered, with ripe apple, melon, cedary oak, spice and anise notes that are very... [More]
May 22, 2014 10:31 AM
In the May 2014 issue of Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar, our 2012 Geyserville received 93 points from reviewer Josh Raynolds.
"Inky purple. A heady, exotically perfumed bouquet displays scents of dark berry liqueur, potpourri, smok... [More]
May 22, 2014 10:04 AM
The Executive Wine Seminar recently conducted a retrospective tasting of 1994 California Cabernets and the Ridge 1994 Monte Bello received 92 points.
"Fairly deep color. Restrained aromatics force us to pay close attention. What we do get is a... [More]
May 6, 2014 10:27 AM
The 2012 East Bench has earned 91 points and a great review by Stephen Tanzer's Winophilia "From an outstanding vintage, the 2012 Zinfandel East Bench Dry Creek Valley displays powerful aromas of blackberry, cherry compote, vanilla and woodsm... [More]
April 17, 2014 11:30 AM
In the 16 April 2014 issue of Wine Spectator Insider (subscription required for Insider newsletter), the 2012 Paso Robles Zinfandel earned 90 points and a great review by Tim Fish:
"An old-school style, briary and full of zesty fruit. The aromas of ... [More]
April 1, 2014 8:00 AM
Our Spring 2014 national releases are now available.
2012 Chardonnay Estate: consumer | trade
2011 Cabernet Sauvignon Estate: consumer | trade
2011 Merlot Estate: consumer | trade
2012 Geyserville: consumer | trade
2012 East Bench Zinfand... [More]
March 4, 2014 9:00 AM
Wine Spectator California Rhones
Our Ridge 2011 Lytton Estate Petite Sirah earns a 92 point score and a great review in the 31 March 2014 issue of Wine Spectator magazine.
"A fresh fruit and pure berry expression of Petite, with flavors of raspberry... [More]
March 3, 2014 2:31 PM
8 exciting California wines worth seeking out
The 2010 Monte Bello receives 96 points (19/20) in this panel tasting from Decanter.
"If the US had a formal classification of estates or vineyards, such as those in Bordeaux or Burgundy, Ridge would be ... [More]
January 6, 2014 12:00 PM
Decanter Top 50 Wines of The Year
Our Ridge 2010 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon is one of Decanter's Top 50 Wines of 2013 with an 18.5/20 point score (95/100).
"Great structure and precision, with deep cassis and black cherry fruit, cedar and forest-floo... [More]
December 3, 2013 10:26 AM
On 2 December 2013, the San Francisco Chronicle published their annual list of Top 100 Wines which features the 2010 Monte Bello.
"Paul Draper is now the rare vintner opting for full disclosure on cellar work. Here he reveals a smidgen of deacidific... [More]