Monte Paschoal

Ridge Vineyards

Monte Bello Chardonnay 2013

Not an easy vintage to find.
Ridge says it’s a 15 year bottle, half way there and its already in tip top shape.
— 20 days ago

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Severn Goodwin

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Very nice

Monte Volpe

Primo Rosso Red Blend 2015

Good paired with hearty meal or a nice stand alone drink. Full flavor with smooth dry finish. — 6 days ago

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Monte Rio Cellars

Lodi Mission 2020

Lots of dark fruit. Not too lean, good structure. A little grippy. Finishes really nicely. A nice early fall wine. — a day ago

Amapola Creek

Monte Rosso Vineyards Zinfandel 2014

Perfect with steak! — 25 days ago

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Tenuta Monte Rosola

Corpo Notte Toscana Sangiovese Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

This 5 year old Super Tuscan has a great nose.

Full bodied with medium acidity and long legs.

Dry on the palate and nicely balanced with a nice mouthfeel.

Showing black fruits with wood, earth, vegetables, spices, tobacco, chocolates, black tea, peppercorn and dark coffee.

Nice length on the finish with round tannins and tangy cherries.

Needs an hour to open up, and will continue to age nicely in the next 10 years.

A very tasty blend of Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon.

14.5% alcohol by volume.

91 points.

$50.
— 16 days ago

Trixie, GV and 12 others liked this

Monte Antico

Toscana Sangiovese Blend

#Italy wine. 2016. Leather , dark berries. Manchego 🧀 delightful paired. — 3 days ago

Monte Zovo

Amarone della Valpolicella Corvina Blend 2015

A delicious Amarone, full of flavor! — 16 days ago

Cantina di Monte Porzio Catone

Roma Rosso Red Blend

I agree with the others that have posted 9+ on flavors, aging and aromas. Great little Italian delight. — a day ago

Ridge Vineyards

Estate Monte Bello Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Blend 2016

Wonderful wine. In a great place with a 2+ hour decant and slight chill. The Bordeaux style really comes through here, but with a vibrancy and freshness to the fruit that is unique. Perfect with lamb chops. Delicious. — 17 days ago

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Severn Goodwin

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Delicious wine, likely better 2026+?
Pooneet K

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@Severn Goodwin yes probably at least 2024+ but with the decant this really was very nice tonight.
Severn Goodwin

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It's such a beautiful wine.

Ridge Vineyards

Estate Monte Bello Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot Blend 2009

Ron R
9.6

WNH NY, 2021.
From magnum.
The morning after the sausage-making the night before. The sausages were great during consumption (so-to-speak), but when you wake up, you see how the sausages were made!
Personally, I’ve never had a bad bottle of Ridge, and this example followed that pattern. Tilts much more towards a Bdx in terms of its style and personality. Black plums, currants and a hint of soft tobacco present on the nose and palate. Medium weight, with moderate tannins, but brighter acidity than I expected. Out of a magnum, this needs more time, but presented beautifully tonight.
A great gift from
@Shay A’s cellar - thanks bud!
— 17 days ago

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Shay A

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Always enjoy the American Oak spice/herbs this wine sports. Definitely got better and better as the night went on!
9.5