Chateau Montelena Calistoga Cuvee Cabernet Sauvignon
192 Ratings
Detail
192 Ratings
Chateau Montelena Calistoga Cuvee Cabernet Sauvignon

Wine Details

Wine Description

(From 2012 Vintage) Bright red-ruby. At once riper and more medicinal on the nose than the 2011, offering aromas of plum syrup, blueberry and spices. Firm and nicely refined, with an attractive juicy quality to the black fruit and spice flavors. Finishes with rather suave tannins. This cuvee seems to be better than ever, as Bo Barrett has done a good job of leavening the concentrated, black mountain fruit with the softer tannins of cabernet from the valley floor.

Winemaker's Notes

Montelena's 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon Estate wraps around the palate with serious depth. Even with all of its intensity, the 2009 has a silkiness that makes it incredibly delicious at this early stage. Red berries, flowers, tobacco and sweet herbs all flesh out on the generous, radiant finish.

Style

Red

Region

United States

Montelena's 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon Estate wraps around the palate with serious depth. Even with all of its intensity, the 2009 has a silkiness that makes it incredibly delicious at this early stage. Red berries, flowers, tobacco and sweet herbs all flesh out on the generous, radiant finish.

  • User Avatar

    Trata-se de um bom exemplar de Napa. Bom corpo, textura aveludada, sóbrio com bom equilíbrio e retrogosto picante.

    about 2 years
  • User Avatar

    Fabulous. From George and Lynn

    over 1 year
  • User Avatar

    Westin St Francis - lobby bar

    about 3 years
  • User Avatar

    Very smooth. Great cab

    over 1 year
  • User Avatar

    Very good

    over 1 year