Chateau Montelena Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley the Montelena Estate 1980

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Fine Wines International
San Francisco, CA (680 mi)
USD 147.00
750ml
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Sweetly fruited and wide open on the nose with pretty currant fruit topped with notes of wood spice and a big black tea note. On the palate this i... Read more

Starts with a burst of ripe, plummy fruit, but then turns quite dry, tannic and leathery, finishing with earthy mineral flavors. A second bottle sh... Read more

There is something reassuring about seeing a bottle of Chateau Montelena... Robert Parker. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 1980 C... Read more

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Editorial Reviews for Chateau Montelena Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley the Montelena Estate

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065204,770
4.00 5
05/14/2013

Sweetly fruited and wide open on the nose with pretty currant fruit topped with notes of wood spice and a big black tea note. On the palate this is a touch lean, yet very fresh with nuanced bay leaf and cedar notes framing sweet black cherry fruits that really persist on the finish. Small scaled and a tad simple, this bottle is nonetheless at peak and shows excellent length on the finish. Elegant and complete. 91 points


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External Reviews for Chateau Montelena Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley the Montelena Estate

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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
01/17/2009

Starts with a burst of ripe, plummy fruit, but then turns quite dry, tannic and leathery, finishing with earthy mineral flavors. A second bottle showed more grapey currant and wild berry, firm and compact.--California Cabernet retrospective. Drink no... Wine Spectator. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 1980 Montelena, Chateau Cabernet Sauvignon Napa 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
10/16/2009

There is something reassuring about seeing a bottle of Chateau Montelena... Robert Parker. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 1980 Chateau Montelena Cabernet Sauvignon Estate 750ml


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