Red

2009 Ridge Cabernet Franc Perrone Monte Bello

Cabernet Franc

  • USA
  • California
  • San Francisco Bay
  • Santa Cruz Mountains
Drink between 2012 - 2025 (Edit)
CT92.2 13 reviews
2009
2009
Label borrowed from 2013
2013
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Community Tasting Notes 11

  • Flookes Likes this wine: 93 points

    December 28, 2017 - This ridge cab franc is drinking wonderfully right now! Perfect hints of everything, green pepper, light red fruit on the nose. Ready to drink!

  • moxielady wrote: 93 points

    November 5, 2017 - Drinking well now, good structure, cherry, earth, leather

  • EMichels wrote: 92 points

    August 5, 2017 - Very rich nose; Big fruit; Nice balance; Very good

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • fred o. Likes this wine:

    August 5, 2017 - slow-oxed over a couple of hours. Significant sediment stuck on bottle wall. pours dark violet color. Nose big, oak, dark fruits, with time mild hints of herbs/green pepper. Palate surprisingly restrained compared to the nose. light oak again on palate, blackberries, juicy overall, slightest hint of coffee. no discernible tannic bite on palate, very drinkable now. 92 pts

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • missionpk Likes this wine:

    December 15, 2015 - Not Loire. More like a light Ridge Cab, with a bit of extra spice. Very tasty. Balanced between fruit, oak, acidity, and tannin.

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  • By Antonio Galloni
    California's Central Coast: Better than Ever (Aug 2012) (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2009
  • Type Red
  • Producer Ridge
  • Varietal Cabernet Franc
  • Designation Perrone
  • Vineyard Monte Bello
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion San Francisco Bay
  • Appellation Santa Cruz Mountains
  • UPC Codes 744442141005, 7744442141005

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 119 (69%)
  • Consumed 53 (31%)

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