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2006 Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon Monte Bello (1.5l)
Producer: Ridge Vineyards ridgewine.com
Appellation: Santa Cruz Mountains - California - United States (AVA)
Type: red
Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon - Merlot - Petit Verdot - Cabernet Franc
Maturity: Hold/Drink
Rating: Excellent
Est. Price: US$162.00
Tasting Notes:
rated: January 16, 2010 , Robert Parker erobertparker.com
94 points "Robert Parker 94 + "While it is eclipsed by the brilliance of the 2005, the 2006 Monte Bello (68% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot, 10% Petit Verdot, and 2% Cabernet Franc) is a very strong effort. Its dense purple color is followed by copious aromas of creme de cassis, licorice, spice box, and a touch of oak. Well-balanced, dense, pure, layered, and rich, its big, rich style is similar to the 2003. This cuvee should keep for 25-30 years in a cool cellar. " " Best 2013-2030
rated: March 13, 2015 , Lena Lamel
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