- Show All (18)
Add a vintage
- There are currently no submitted critic scores.
Submit a Critic ScoreClose
incredible fruity nose... very crisp... fruit forward with a smooth finish. Read more
Aromas of apple, minerals and crushed stone. Fat, sweet and easygoing, but with more verve to its apple and pear flavors than the 2007 version. The... Read more
ST: 88 Points RP: 87 Points Read more
Food Pairings for Chateau Montelena Riesling Potter Valley
incredible fruity nose... very crisp... fruit forward with a smooth finish.
External Reviews for Chateau Montelena Riesling Potter Valley
Aromas of apple, minerals and crushed stone. Fat, sweet and easygoing, but with more verve to its apple and pear flavors than the 2007 version. The 4.6 grams of residual sugar contribute to the impression of texture. (I preferred this wine to the more exotic, honeyed 2009 version, which came across as distinctly sweeter, even a bit dessert-like.) I suspect with its 5 grams of residual sugar, Montelena's 2009 Riesling from Potter Valley is a very popular wine that undoubtedly flies out of their tasting room. Offering abundant peach and apricot notes, it is a seductive, fresh, lively white that is best drunk over the next 1-2 years.
Best Wine Deals
Riesling Top Lists
Wine Inventory TrackingReplied
Secret Santa 2014, signup cutoff is Halloween. Calling all Snoothers! Updated 10-18-14Replied
Rolf Binder Hales Shiraz (2010)Cellared
Orin Swift Cellars 'The Prisioner' Red (2010)Cellared
Frog's Leap Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley (2011)Cellared
Antiche Cantine Dei Marchesi di Barolo (2008)Cellared
Pere Anselme Chateauneuf du Pape la Fiole (NV)Cellared
Dominus Napanook Vineyard (2008)Cellared
Castello di Querceto Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG (2006)Cellared
Barossa Valley Estate Shiraz Barossa Valley Ebenezer (2008)Cellared