Illumina Ventures Virtual Tasting

We are delighted to be hosting the Illumina Ventures 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: Saturday, December 19th

Special Offer: Receive 15% off your order of any of our wines through December 25th by using the discount code ILLUMINAVT. Click “Shop” below to take advantage of this offer.

2018 Estate Chardonnay

Winemaker Tasting Note: Pale sun-bleached straw color. Ripe apple and yellow plum fruit aromas, citrus blossom, and sweet baked dessert. Sensuous entry, showing appealing mountain fruit, elegance, balanced acidity, and a beautiful mineral aftertaste.

Vineyard: Monte Bello

Membership Program: Monte Bello Collector

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2017 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

Winemaker Tasting Note: Saturated purple in color. Aromas of cassis, blueberry, cola, licorice, and sweet oak. Ripe blackberry fruit entry, full bodied, rich textures, exotic spice roasted coffee, and toasted oak aftertaste. Complex, long, sensuous finish.

Vineyard: Monte Bello

Membership Program: Monte Bello Collector

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About RIDGE

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.

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