Chateau Montelena

Chateau Montelena

Napa Valley Chardonnay 2014

2014 Chateau Montelana Chardonnay saved for a special occasion. Sharp and acidic at first, but mellow after opening up and paired with food. Notes of citrus, lemon and slight hints of butter after taste. — 5 days ago

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Bill Mowry

Bill Mowry

Lemon, mineral and good structure. Needed some time to open up.
9.1

Chateau Montelena

Premier Napa Valley Calistoga Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

2015 wasn’t the best year but do always love this wine! — a month ago

Chateau Montelena

Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc 2016

Happy International Sauvignon Blanc Day!! — 2 months ago

Vanessa, Mike and 12 others liked this

Chateau Montelena

The Montelena Estate Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 1997

Dark scarlet to the rim. Nice nose. Notes of black fruit, cedar, some rhubarb and a hint of menthol. Nicely balanced in the mouth. Great wine with grilled ribeyes by the lake in the mountains. — 9 days ago

Eric, Shay and 19 others liked this

Fernando Remírez de Ganuza

Reserva Rioja Tempranillo 1998

Still dark and opaque. Rich fruit nose. Notes of black cherry, mocha, mahogany and a hint of espresso. Rich and silky in the mouth. Long finish. A nice contrast to the Montelena Cab. My last bottle unfortunately. — 9 days ago

Eric, Alex and 16 others liked this

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Calistoga Zinfandel 1882

Best Zin I’ve had recently. So solid and well structured. — 2 months ago

Ira, Paul and 6 others liked this
Hugh O'Riordan

Hugh O'Riordan

A very fine zin !!

Chateau Montelena

Calistoga Cabernet Sauvignon 1994

Maybe a little bit past it’s prime. — 3 months ago

Shay, Paul and 1 other liked this

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Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2007

2007 vintage tasting 13 years later. It’s better than I could imagine. Still has some plum and lead pencil and stone finishes but it’s soft and has great mouth feel. — 3 days ago

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The Montelena Estate Calistoga Cabernet Sauvignon 2001

Delectable Wine
9.5

Bright, dark red with ruby tones. Captivating floral lift to the very primary aromas of black cherry, cassis, minerals and earth, plus subtle notes of coffee and mocha. Tactile and sharply delineated, delivering a wonderful balance of sweet fruit and salty mineral and soil elements. Still linear but not at all angular, this penetrating wine finishes firmly tannic, classically dry, subtle and very long, with echoing mineral complexity. Really complete Cabernet here--and stuffed with flavor. (the estate began using a new Delta destemmer as of 2001) (Stephen Tanzer, Vinous, June 2020)
— 19 days ago

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Chateau Montelena

Potter Valley Riesling 2017

Vi
10

Balanced sweet and crisp. Slightly on the sweet side. Buttery, slightly oaky. — 3 months ago