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Ridge Monte Bello 2014 (Magnum)

Ridge Monte Bello 2014 (Magnum)


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Lack of winter rain affected both vines and cover crops, limiting available nutrients. Still, the vines carried a decent-size crop, which ripened in September. Fermentations progressed slowly; extraction was decided by careful tasting. Malolactics started in tank, and finished by February. Merlot, which suffered in 2013, was strong in 2014. Petit verdot remained challenged by drought. This elegant vintage shows intense fruit, limestone earth, and firm acid. It will be enjoyable over the next fifteen to thirty years.

Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot
ABV 13.5%
Cheese | Red Meat