Ridge Vineyards Monte Bello Chardonnay 2013
|Region||California, Central Coast, Santa Cruz Mountains|
Striking pale gold. Fresh apricot and pear, citrus blossom, crème brûlée, dried fig, quince. Sweet-tart entry; grapefruit, wet stone, ginger root. Lively acid, elegant texture, outstandingly long finish.
Well-sculpted and fresh-tasting, with a firm structure to the complex array of pear, fig and tropical fruit flavors. Creamy, with a long, lush finish that offers appealing notes of cumin. Drink now through 2021. 1,970 cases made.