Chateau Montelena

The Montelena Estate Calistoga Cabernet Sauvignon

9.331 ratings
9.17 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
Yianni Stoner

Dirty fraise du bois

Dirty fraise du bois

Jul 24th, 2016
Brian London

Owner 4Play Wines

9.2

Fantastic aged CA Cabernet...gorgeous ruby red color, no bricking whatsoever...expressive nose of tobacco, cedar and mint, vibrant in the mouth, red fruits, spices, long, balanced...easily has another decade

Fantastic aged CA Cabernet...gorgeous ruby red color, no bricking whatsoever...expressive nose of tobacco, cedar and mint, vibrant in the mouth, red fruits, spices, long, balanced...easily has another decade

Jan 27th, 2015
Alex Jones

Marketing/Development Kunni/Westerly Wines

8.9

Eucalyptus, dark cherry, menthol and leather. Beautiful juice.

Eucalyptus, dark cherry, menthol and leather. Beautiful juice.

Dec 14th, 2014
Benjamin Keator

Guessed Cali over France. Tinge of sweetness on the palate. Excellent

Guessed Cali over France. Tinge of sweetness on the palate. Excellent

Jul 12th, 2017
Harris Goldberg

Love Montelena, this was drinking well. Thanks to David for bringing this one!

Love Montelena, this was drinking well. Thanks to David for bringing this one!

Mar 22nd, 2017
Ashton Loyd

Exceptional. Superb. Once in a lifetime. 1992 With 23 years of cellaring. Lingers on the pallette for 30 seconds after tasting leaving you with a hankering for more.

Exceptional. Superb. Once in a lifetime. 1992 With 23 years of cellaring. Lingers on the pallette for 30 seconds after tasting leaving you with a hankering for more.

Dec 13th, 2015
Richard Cromi

Still has good fruit. Currant with hints of cedar. Still dark color, showing brick red at edge. Long legs and still very tannic.

Still has good fruit. Currant with hints of cedar. Still dark color, showing brick red at edge. Long legs and still very tannic.

Dec 29th, 2013
Greg Gregory

Greg had this 6 years ago

Greg had this 6 years ago

Mar 21st, 2015
Mandy Rao

Mandy had this 7 years ago

Mandy had this 7 years ago

Mar 27th, 2014
Jeroen Koenen

Jeroen had this 2 years ago

Jeroen had this 2 years ago

Mar 31st, 2019