Californian Cabernet 2007 panel tasting results

californian cabernets, 2007, cabernet
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Ridge Vineyards, Monte Bello, Santa Cruz Mountains

Discreet but still pronounced mint, blackcurrant, herbs, green pepper and oak perfume. Wonderful structure of elegant, understated fruit, grainy tannins and a minerally, spicy finish. Just perfect! 18.9pts/20
Price: £95–£115 Berry Bros & Rudd, Fortnum & Mason, Harper Wells, Harvey Nichols, Secret Cellar, Wine Society, WoodWinters
Drink: 2012–2020