Chateau Montelena

Napa Valley Chardonnay

9.2201 ratings
9.028 pro ratings
Napa Valley, California, USA
Chardonnay
Duck, Shellfish, Goose, Mushrooms, Manchego & Parmesan, Game, Pork, Squash & Root Vegetables, Chicken, Turkey, Cheddar & Gruyere, Meaty & Oily Fish, White Fish, Shellfish, Crab & Lobster, Cream Sauces
Top Notes For
Sara Thomas

Full bodied Chardonnay- baked apple, Meyer lemon, pear.

Full bodied Chardonnay- baked apple, Meyer lemon, pear.

Feb 9th, 2021
Joshua Fisher

winemaker shown

winemaker shown

Aug 24th, 2019
Nathan Kandler

Winemaker Thomas Fogarty Winery

Taut with some green apple fruit, good energy and lively mouth.

Taut with some green apple fruit, good energy and lively mouth.

6 people found it helpfulJan 4th, 2014
Cheryl Weaver

I am a dry red kind of gal, but this chilled Chardonnay was just the thing for a warm Memorial Day weekend. Refreshing pear finish and just an awesome wine.

I am a dry red kind of gal, but this chilled Chardonnay was just the thing for a warm Memorial Day weekend. Refreshing pear finish and just an awesome wine.

2 people found it helpfulMay 26th, 2014
Jason Yeager

The original Napa Chardonnay. Always classy and excellent!!

The original Napa Chardonnay. Always classy and excellent!!

1 person found it helpfulFeb 1st, 2018
Will Meinberg

Sales Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant

9.2

When in Napa. This is actually quite enjoyable.

When in Napa. This is actually quite enjoyable.

1 person found it helpfulOct 19th, 2015
Lewis Chester

2011 vintage. In magnum. Not spectacular. But very pleasant and fresh. Well made chard. '11 vintage.

2011 vintage. In magnum. Not spectacular. But very pleasant and fresh. Well made chard. '11 vintage.

1 person found it helpfulDec 11th, 2014
Bill Szilasi

Very nice. Finish is a little weak but digging the fruit/acidity balance.

Very nice. Finish is a little weak but digging the fruit/acidity balance.

1 person found it helpfulNov 7th, 2014
Cameron Parry

My favorite vintage...

My favorite vintage...

Feb 18th, 2016
Jay Kline

Out of a split. Very nice. Thanks Rich!

Out of a split. Very nice. Thanks Rich!

Jun 6th, 2015