February 11, 2018
Wine Chronicles, a wine blog, held an informal tasting of California wines from the 1984 vintage that included our 1984 Monte Bello. The blog post was very informative and included tasting notes from not only our Monte Bello, but also some other well-known California winery names.
For most consumers, Ridge makes some of the very best wine of California, and it enjoys a long history, too, beginning in the late 19th century, when Osea Perrone bought 180 acres near the top of Monte Bello Ridge…The palate is very elegant throughout and the alcohol is 12.9%. The wine revealed pleasing notes of leather, plum and tobacco and even some floral notes…”