Monte Xanic Chardonnay Blend Calixa 2002

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The 2002 Monte Bello Proprietary Red Wine (74% Cabernet Sauvignon, 18% Merlot, and 8% Petit Verdot) exhibits an opaque ruby/purple color in additio... Read more

94 Points "The 2002 Monte Bello exhibits aromas of tar, cedar, damp earth, white chocolate, black cherries, and sweet black currants. This full-bod... Read more

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External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
08/08/2011

The 2002 Monte Bello Proprietary Red Wine (74% Cabernet Sauvignon, 18% Merlot, and 8% Petit Verdot) exhibits an opaque ruby/purple color in addition to extremely ripe aromas of black currants, white flowers, chocolate, and smoky, toasty oak. I am not... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 2002 Ridge Monte Bello 750ml


External Review
Source: Vintners Cru
03/16/2012

94 Points "The 2002 Monte Bello exhibits aromas of tar, cedar, damp earth, white chocolate, black cherries, and sweet black currants. This full-bodied, dense, tannic 2002 is even more closed this year than it was last." Wine Advocate, #162 Dec 2005, Robert Parker


Ratings & Tags for Monte Xanic Chardonnay Blend Calixa

38499 Snooth User: Vidzu
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12/13/2007

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RP 94

RP 94

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