Chateau Montelena

The Montelena Estate Calistoga Cabernet Sauvignon

9.258 ratings
9.213 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
Shawn R

Was never a big fan of this wine, until this bottle. Sweet and soft nose-clove, molasses and caramel. Black fruits with resolved tannins. Acid is in the sweet spot. Nice wine.

Was never a big fan of this wine, until this bottle. Sweet and soft nose-clove, molasses and caramel. Black fruits with resolved tannins. Acid is in the sweet spot. Nice wine.

1 person found it helpfulOct 21st, 2018
Shawn R

First one from a 6 pack bought on release. Exceptional!

First one from a 6 pack bought on release. Exceptional!

Jun 3rd, 2017
Cameron Parry

Still very youthful. Great structure and balance. Lots left to give.

Still very youthful. Great structure and balance. Lots left to give.

Mar 6th, 2017
Will Atkinson

Not my bag, but good.

Not my bag, but good.

Dec 19th, 2014
Mike Mighetto Hoefling

So good! 13.9 Alc

So good! 13.9 Alc

Oct 20th, 2014
Carole Meredith

Lovely nose. Tastes a bit older than it is.

Lovely nose. Tastes a bit older than it is.

May 26th, 2014
John Berggren

Wow! Did not expect this. Bottle from MM. Extraordinary Cab.

Wow! Did not expect this. Bottle from MM. Extraordinary Cab.

Jan 31st, 2019
Jessica Vernon

My congratulations you just took the next step in your career job!

My congratulations you just took the next step in your career job!

May 31st, 2018
David Todd

3 month Reno finally done. Time to pop a nice Napa cab

3 month Reno finally done. Time to pop a nice Napa cab

Jan 14th, 2018