Chateau Montelena

The Montelena Estate Calistoga Cabernet Sauvignon

9.21490 ratings
9.1299 pro ratings
Calistoga, Napa Valley, California, USA
Cabernet Sauvignon
Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Pasta, Venison, Tomato-Based, Potato, Pork, Chocolate & Caramel, White Rice, Mushrooms, Beef, Lamb, Chili & Hot Spicy
Top Notes For
Cameron Parry

Bright and fresh. Still very young.

Bright and fresh. Still very young.

May 13th, 2018
Dave Hendrickson

Aromatically delightful, balanced, nuanced, classic vintage - this will show for years to come

Aromatically delightful, balanced, nuanced, classic vintage - this will show for years to come

Mar 26th, 2018
Mike R
9.4

Found this gem and wow so glad - full of everything - so rich - big bold and beautiful - real smiles

Found this gem and wow so glad - full of everything - so rich - big bold and beautiful - real smiles

Mar 17th, 2018
Sean Genn

Holding up well but not as good as some of the bottles I've had of 97 in the past. Drink em if you got em

Holding up well but not as good as some of the bottles I've had of 97 in the past. Drink em if you got em

Jan 21st, 2018
Andrew Wesson

Beauty.

Beauty.

Dec 26th, 2017
Remi Barrett

OMGGG one of my all time fave vintages!! Ridiculously amazing!!!!!! What a treat

OMGGG one of my all time fave vintages!! Ridiculously amazing!!!!!! What a treat

5 people found it helpfulMay 22nd, 2014
Mike Mighetto Hoefling

A vintage to hold. It might fool you for a first growth Bordeaux

A vintage to hold. It might fool you for a first growth Bordeaux

2 people found it helpfulApr 11th, 2015
Mike Mighetto Hoefling

2011. This is a vintage that separates the boys from men. Hold this vintage! This wine will be on fire down the road.

2011. This is a vintage that separates the boys from men. Hold this vintage! This wine will be on fire down the road.

2 people found it helpfulMar 30th, 2015
Paul Lysek

Sommelier at Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak, & Stone Crab

9.2

'06 is showing really well.

'06 is showing really well.

1 person found it helpfulMay 19th, 2016
Lynn La Chapelle

Great nose, dark cherry fruit, integrated tannins, wine happiness

Great nose, dark cherry fruit, integrated tannins, wine happiness

1 person found it helpfulJan 12th, 2016