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2006 Chateau Montelena - Cabernet Sauvignon Estate Cabernet Sauvignon - USA - California - Napa - Napa Valley - Red

USA - California - Napa - Napa Valley

Red Cabernet Sauvignon
Producer Notes

"This soars out of the ordinary." -TIME, June 7, 1976 (Judgement of Paris, tasting quote)

This quote embodies the dedication to quality and the consistently elegant, classical style Chateau Montelena has embraced since the early days. The current offerings continue to display adherence to that handcrafted heritage. One of the original "blue-chip" estates of Napa, its... More »

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91
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Drink Dates
Comm: 2010-2021 VF: 2008-2021
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Source International Wine Cellar
Issue Issue 144
Author Monty94
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 96.154%
Tasted On 06/20/2012
Drink Dates 2002-2012

Good paring with red meats. One of the more solid vintages to date.

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Author Patrick
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 95.949%
Tasted On 04/03/2011
Drink Dates 2018-2030

Way too young, approachable on day 2. The goods are there but wait 10 years.

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Author nycebo
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 99.306%
Tasted On 07/08/2010

Not loved as much as expected. While it was populated with a fruit forward taste of strawberry and dark cherry, it lacked a balanced acidity and complexity from the region. Indeed, it almost tasted a little sweet. Tannins were soft and nuanced with a medium length finish.

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Author nedbrines
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 92.308%
Tasted On 03/26/2010

coming 4/10

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