Chateau Montelena

Napa Valley Petite Sirah

9.288 ratings
9.18 pro ratings
Napa Valley, California, USA
Petite Sirah
Tomato-Based, Lamb, Potato, White Rice, Pungent Cheese, Pasta, Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Salami & Prosciutto, Beef, Chili & Hot Spicy, Mushrooms, Hard Cheese, Pork, Venison
Top Notes For
Cameron Parry

Still great fruit and the tannin has finally mellowed.

Still great fruit and the tannin has finally mellowed.

Dec 21st, 2019
David James

Rich in color, A lot of sediment & still tannic. Cherry tootsie pop smell. Rough finish without food.

Rich in color, A lot of sediment & still tannic. Cherry tootsie pop smell. Rough finish without food.

1 person found it helpfulJan 23rd, 2016
Nathan Kandler

Winemaker Thomas Fogarty Winery

Brambly and burly, but actually pretty composed for pets. Enjoyable and speaks to the Calistoga AVA.

Brambly and burly, but actually pretty composed for pets. Enjoyable and speaks to the Calistoga AVA.

1 person found it helpfulJan 4th, 2014
Dominik Breer

Stunning. Voluptuous. Very balanced. Beautiful petite sirah. They have done it again

Stunning. Voluptuous. Very balanced. Beautiful petite sirah. They have done it again

Apr 20th, 2015
Dominik Breer

Rare but excellent. Smooth. Open now or in 2 - 3 years

Rare but excellent. Smooth. Open now or in 2 - 3 years

Sep 15th, 2014
Martin Sher

Excellent - slightly brooding

Excellent - slightly brooding

Sep 15th, 2019
Joe Fischer

A excellent Chardonnay!!!!

A excellent Chardonnay!!!!

Jul 21st, 2019
Aylin Ulku

Paired with lamb sausages and lamb loin chop with grilled peppers and eggplant. Developed nicely with a touch of dark fruit and hinta of leather, possibly tobacco that works very well with meat.

Paired with lamb sausages and lamb loin chop with grilled peppers and eggplant. Developed nicely with a touch of dark fruit and hinta of leather, possibly tobacco that works very well with meat.

May 26th, 2019
Joe Ward

Bold, give it time open up before enjoying

Bold, give it time open up before enjoying

Jul 2nd, 2018
Laura Purdy

Needed a good hour plus decant. Big oaky flavor with a bit of vanilla on the finish.

Happy NYE!

Needed a good hour plus decant. Big oaky flavor with a bit of vanilla on the finish.

Happy NYE!

Jan 1st, 2018