2003 Chateau Montelena 2003 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon
This wine is a typically bright ruby red, with opaque density and color, which leads to a nice array of aromas: sweet black currant jam, with hints of black cherry and flowers. There is much fruit in the nose, not unexpected considering the excellent ripeness achieved in this vintage. The unique blend of soils in Ch. Montelena's vineyard leads to very pleasing layers of complexity, and there is an evident menthol-cedar note attributable to the volcanic soil component. On the palate this wine deli...
User Tasting Note
marchelineawesome balance & body. cloves mixed with subtle cedar & chocolate flavors. smooth.