Ridge Vineyards Monte Bello Chardonnay 2007, Santa Cruz Mountains, USA
PRESS: The Tasting Panel 2010 - 92 points. "Silky with smooth texture and rounded fruit, crisp acidity and a nice hint of cinnamon; rich and yet quite elegant with length and balance."
Producer: Ridge Vineyards
Region/Appellation: Santa Cruz Mountains
Country Hierarchy: San Francisco Bay, Central Coast, California, USA
Grape/Blend: 100% Chardonnay
Wine Style: White - Buttery and Complex
Alcohol Content: 14.4%
Winemaker's Tasting Notes: Intense medley of pear, apple, fig, pineapple. Citrus blossom, creme brulee, crushed rock/mineral, lemon zest. Rich, oily texture. Deep flavors. Firm acidity balanced by sweet fruit.