Monte

23076 SUMMIT RD
LOS GATOS, CA 95033
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  • Verdicchio

    Verdicchio is considered to be its native region’s most interesting white variety. Its history typifies the evolution...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Barbera

    History of the grape: Barbera is a native to the Piedmont, where it has been growing for centuries, and is now the fo...

  • Sangiovese

    Prounounced “San-joh-vay-say,” this Italian wine varietal is Tuscany’s #1 red wine grape. It’s the pistol of Central ...

  • Nebbiolo

    History of the grape: Two schools of thought exist as to the origins of Nebbiolo (which means “little fog” either for...

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  • In 1991 the popularity of Zinfandel wasn’t a speck of what it is today. ... of it. Ravenswood 2002 Monte Rosso Vineyard Zinfandel (N/A) A compote of rich berry aromas emerge from the nose. The palate is soft, lush, and eminently approachable. Black cherry notes are in evidence but beginning their descent as secondary and tertiary characteristi... Read More

    From the article Fire up the barbecue. Zin is in.


  • What's the story, OT?  I missed it.Gallo has chosen not to renew Monte Rosso fruit contracts moving forward. '15 was the last year for most and '16 the last year for Bedrock. Read More

    Forum post in the topic Whatcha drinking tonight?


  • With '16 having been the last year anyone will be getting Monte Rosso fruit I am hesitant to drink any of mine too early. Nice to hear the '13 is showing well.What's the story, OT?  I missed it.And to recapitulate. the '13 B/R is outstanding, Read More

    Forum post in the topic Whatcha drinking tonight?


  • With '16 having been the last year anyone will be getting Monte Rosso fruit I am hesitant to drink any of mine too early. Nice to hear the '13 is showing well. Read More

    Forum post in the topic Whatcha drinking tonight?


  • Grilling red meat in the back yard, tonight.  So, we're going with the ... the ... generally, liked Monte Rosso's although I was not particularly impressed with the '12 Zin from Bedrock.  This one is a return to the Monte Rosso mean--i.e., it is a very good, easy to enjoy wine.  I'm getting pleasant unsweetened red fruit--plum, raspberry--on e... Read More

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  • Bedrock Monte Rosso Zinfandel 2013

    Snoothrank:

    Red fruit on the nose. On entry red raspberry and plumbut tart, not sweet. Interesting silky texturequite enjoyable. Quite subdued tannin. In fact, Im almost ready to describe this wine as elegant. I suppose it is something of a candidate for more bottle age, but I have to ask, Why wait. Read More

    Wine review by EMark


  • Here's an offer from another vendor on that list. Lots of mouthwatering ... list -- MAYACAMAS, HEITZ, MONTELENA, ARAUJO, RIDGE, GRACE, CAYMUS, DUNN.... Dear Oenophile,  Now THIS is something I can dig into! I'm terribly tempted on the '74 Mayacamas. And a recent '91 Grace I had was awesome- a wonderful surprise....Anyway please take a look at ... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Learning more about US wine


  • the more robust the better, up to $150ishAmerican? Get a 1/2 bottle of some ... ... Campo Marna, Ferragu, or Monte Cillario.  Or find some 2007 Chateauneuf du Pape. Or from Spain, El Nido or Clio.But you can buy a few extra bottles if you look to Australia and pick up Mollydooker, either the Boxer or the Blue Eyed Boy. Those are a fraction of ... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Full bodied


  • Looking for a really full bodied red wine - the more robust the better, up to $150ish. Thanks!   Read More

    Forum post in the topic Full bodied


  • Monte Velho Red Blend Alentejo 2015

    Snoothrank:

    Brooding, oaky smoke and dark black currant aromas, tart and terse with balsamic vinegar and dried herb. More smoke and earth on the palate with tart fruit and a creamy melted chocolate and butter finish with burnt toast, vanilla extract and whipped cream. Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial


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