Ridge with Paul Draper

In order preference.

1. ’91 Ridge Montebello $275 A+ -115 ***** 110706

—Genius/Haut Brion?/Extremely balanced & long-lived/Full-bodied, 36hr lover

2. ’92 Ridge Montebello $180 A+ +10 ****

—Rockstar/somehow youthful at 14 yrs./polished, stylish, & refined/left bank Bord?

3. ’90 Ridge Montebello $220 A -80 ***

—pruny cassis cocoa/still has full color/could definitely be Bordeaux/drink now/yum!

4. ’03 Ridge Montebello $123 A -34 ***

—very tight/give 9-15 years/deep, super-ripe, creamy, and dense/leftbank Bord?

5. ’03 Ridge Zin Geyserville $36 A -2 **

—sensual, elegant, and rich/better balanced in its youth/Pomerol lover’s zin

6. ’94 Ridge Zin Geyserville $70 A- -48 *

—still alive, though lil tired

7. ’03 Ridge Chard Santa Cruz $33 A -7 *

—wth?/color and juice appear aged/bone dry/closer to bone-dry textbook Puligny

8. ’03 Ridge Zin York Crk $30 A- -6 *

—ripe, green/tastes like barrel sample/fruit shines much stronger than ’04 Lytton

9. ’04 Ridge Zin Lytton Spgs $36 A- -21

—thin and unusual Lytton/green, pyrazine, and raw vegetable

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~ by GoodTasteReport on March 20, 2007.

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