1999 Ridge Monte Bello

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  • Proprietary Blend
  • 750ML
  • JR 93
  • WS 92
  • IWC 92

Reviews for 1999 Ridge Monte Bello

JR 93
Jancis Robinson - Jancis Robinson's Purple Pages, December 2009
Fragrant, perfumed, fresh and cedary, still so fragrant and youthful on the nose. More Bordeaux-like than the other two vintages tasted. Rich, deep and so complex but without loss of freshness. Again some minerality and... Fragrant, perfumed, fresh and cedary, still so fragrant and youthful on the nose. More Bordeaux-like than the other two vintages tasted. Rich, deep and so complex but without loss of freshness. Again some minerality and cedary damson sweetness of fruit still there. Long and remarkably fresh. Holds your attention. 18/20 (JH)
WS 92
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, October 2002
A wine of great balance finesse and grace. Well-focused the ripe tart rich blackberry and currant fruit is intense yet elegant picking up earth mineral and sage notes and finishing with fine well-integrated tannins... A wine of great balance finesse and grace. Well-focused the ripe tart rich blackberry and currant fruit is intense yet elegant picking up earth mineral and sage notes and finishing with fine well-integrated tannins. Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. Drink now through 2012. 5679 cases made. -JL
IWC 92
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, June 2002
Bright ruby-red. Vibrant aromas of boysenberry, iron and mocha. Dense but tightly wound and not overly sweet; has a silky texture despite possessing a strong acid spine. Finishes with palate-cleansing acids and a late... Bright ruby-red. Vibrant aromas of boysenberry, iron and mocha. Dense but tightly wound and not overly sweet; has a silky texture despite possessing a strong acid spine. Finishes with palate-cleansing acids and a late spicy character. This very young wine will need a good decade of cellaring, but even today there are no rough edges. 92+