We are delighted to be hosting the Blend team for a virtual tasting here at Ridge! Following is additional information on each of the wines you’ll be tasting, as well as links to learn more about us and shop our wines online.
Event Date: Friday, December 11th
Special Offer: Receive 15% off your order of any of our wines through December 17th by using the discount code BLENDVT. Click “Shop” below to take advantage of this offer.
Winemaker Tasting Note: Dark garnet red color; ripe blackberry and plum fruit aromas, sweet oak, crushed black pepper. Ripe bramble fruit, tart cranberries, juicy acid, medium-full body, coated tannins, and exotic oak spices in a long finish.
Vineyard: Monte Bello
Winemaker Tasting Note: Black licorice, mint and tobacco on the nose, full rich palate with plentiful plum and cassis fruit, supple tannins and a persistent finish.
Winemaker Tasting Note: Intense cherry pepper aromas followed by a medium weight palate with bright acidity, strawberry, fig fruit and a clean lingering finish.
Vineyard: Mancini Ranch
Winemaker Tasting Note: Deep garnet color. Scented plum and black cherries, toasted oak, complex clay minerals, and savory herbs. Ripe stone fruits on entry, elegant tannins, smooth texture, and showing crushed pepper spice in the finish.
Vineyard: Mazzoni Home Ranch
In 1962, Ridge made its first Monte Bello, and two years later its first zinfandel. Since that time, Ridge has championed single-vineyard winemaking, searching California for those rare and exceptional vineyards where climate, soil, and variety are ideally matched.Learn More
If you’d like to order the featured wines or peruse our selection of other single-vineyard bottlings following your tasting, visit our online store.