1974 Chateau Montelena The Montelena Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley
196 Ratings
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196 Ratings
1974 Chateau Montelena The Montelena Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2010 Vintage) This wine shows deep dense plum color with great density. The nose opens with anise and spice before moving into rich layers of blackberry and cherry compote. All that great concentrated fruit is beautifully complemented with barrel tones of vanilla and clove. It is quite youthful and lively on the palate with a good firm acid core - great for food pairing - and abundant velvety tannin. Complex layers of black fruits through the mid palate, with good barrel spice underlayment throughout, are nicely complemented by bright red fruit on the finish.

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Expert Reviews
  • Robert Parker
    (From 1999 Vintage)