Original
69 Ratings
Chappellet Mountain Cuvee Proprietary Red
$27.99 USD
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Wine Description

(2009   Vintage) Our 2009 Mountain Cuvee shows the appealing depth and nuance of a true Bordeaux blend. The aromas offer a complex mélange of spicy red fruit, rum raison, cedar, sweet tobacco, clove, cinnamon, dark chocolate and bay leaf. On the palate, the texture is smooth and lush, with lingering flavors of sweet cherry and plum. Though there is ample weight and richness, elegance is really the theme of this complex and balanced wine.

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    very smooth. lots of Merlot really evens this wine out. med body. long finish tho interesting wine but not very complex. builds quickly. dry with legs.

    about 6 years
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    wonderful colors in the light, scent of berries and spice, well balanced with structure and depth, tasty, long finish, had it at chops with a filet

    over 6 years
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    Solid Napa Cab. Drank next to Hall, much more balanced.

    over 5 years
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    Very soft no after taste.

    about 6 years
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    actually 3 merloty and heavy

    about 5 years
Expert Reviews
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    (2007 Vintage) Vibrant aromas of blackberry, black cherry, dried fruit, and baking spices jump from the glass. In the mouth the wine is rich in dark fruit flavors, with hints of mocha and roasted coffee beans. Full, fairly big tannins are well integrated in the body and fruit character.