Ridge Monte Bello Cabernet Sauvignon 1993
For longer than six decades, Ridge has been recognised as one of the most significant producers of consistently high-quality wines in California. The Monte Bello Cabernet comes from their oldest Santa Cruz Mountains vineyards and is undoubtedly the flagship wine. The 1993 is a blend of 86% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Merlot and 7% Petit Verdot and is a superb example of how brilliantly this wine can age. It is imbued with a sensational core of concentrated dark fruits, with delicious savoury notes of cedar, leather and rolling tobacco now also creeping through. A benchmark Californian Cabernet from an excellent vintage.