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Ridge Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2019 Wine Review

Ridge Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2019

Ridge Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2019

Santa Cruz Mountains, California, United States

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $88.95

Drink: 2022-2027

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.8%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Ridge Estate

Agent: Rogers & Company

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Reviews and Ratings

Christian Marcoux rated this wine as 95/100 with the following review:

The 2019 Ridge Estate is an elegant blend of 88% Cabernet Sauvignon, 11% Merlot and 1% Petit Verdot. Its aromas of blackberry, black plum, red bell pepper and spices are at another level. A full body, lengthy tannins and linear acidity provide complexity and refinement to the finish. Palate: berry, fig, black pepper, mocha and oak. Wow! Enjoy!

Tasted at Emerging California Master-Class April 2022
Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Located in the Santa Cruz Mountains, which is the first AVA (American Viticultural Area) established due to its elevation. Beause these vines are grown at higher altitude, the grapes experience a cooler and slower ripening time, helping to maintain acidity and a savoury character to the wine. Ridge has perfected working with this elevation as well the limestone and clay soils. The result is this beautifully balanced and nuanced wine. The Estate wines are typically harvested from younger vines, but show the same thoughtfulness and expertise in the winemaking. Aromas of plum, blackberry, and subtle warm spice. Full bodied, with chalky but rounded tannins and bright acidity balancing rich black fruit on the palate. Lovely. Enjoy with grilled beef or hearty portobello mushroom dishes.
Tasted at Emerging California Master Class April 12, 2022
Carolyn Hetke rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Surrounded by water, the 2019 is fresh with bright red fruit, light brambleberry and an underlying earthiness. A nicely balanced palate with savoury, meaty notes vying for your attention along with the reserved red berries. Chalky, sandy tannins and a generous finish round out the experience nicely. Enjoy with grilled beef or beef bourguignon. the wineoverskitchen.com Tasted April 2022.

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