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Chateau Montelena Saint Vincent Red Blend

Wine Details

Style

Red

Wine Description

(1995 Vintage) Blending these grapes results in a wine that is a deep garnet color. It has a great perfumed nose of brambly berry, smoke and earth. The fruit also has some nice black cherry from the Sangiovese and a richer, almost thick Zin berry nose from the smaller berries of the Primitivo. Fans of the old Montelena Zinfandel will easily recognize the basic framework of this wine but with a much broader fruit spectrum and bigger body. Basically bold broad fruit, round with a good tannin grip that tapers off ...

Expert Reviews
  • Wine Advocate
    (1996 Vintage) Rating: 87/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 120 on Dec-98