Red

2009 Chateau Montelena Cabernet Sauvignon (Non Estate) Napa Valley

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
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Community Tasting Notes 54

  • Bob in NC Likes this wine: (90 points)

    July 24, 2016 - Perfect with buffalo strips with it soft and elegant cab attributes. Smooth and balanced with blue fruit, touch of cedar, black pepper and light tannins.

  • jweedin wrote: (90 points)

    August 30, 2015 - Ready to drink now. Medium sized cab. not to big and not too fruit forward. reasonable balance. Very good but not great

  • BigTex22 Likes this wine: (90 points)

    May 25, 2015 - Good cab. GOOD.

  • pistolpete Likes this wine: (90 points)

    May 9, 2015 - consistent CM. Never overpowering - almost delicate Cabernet. If you are into that style, its very nice.

  • Magnum Bill Likes this wine: (89 points)

    April 6, 2015 - Wont be confused with the estate cab, but certainly quaffable. At half the price id be loading up. Average flavor and structure, reasonably complex with normal length. Since im all about QPR, i'll search elsewhere for my next cab.

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  • By Stephen Tanzer
    May/June 2012, IWC Issue #162 (link)

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  • By Antonio Galloni
    New Releases from Napa Valley (Dec 2011) (link)

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  • By Stephen Tanzer
    May/June 2011, IWC Issue #156 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2009
  • Type Red
  • Producer Chateau Montelena
  • Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Designation (Non Estate)
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Napa Valley
  • Appellation Napa Valley
  • UPC Codes 086891072913, 091882317539, 733555250926, 733555251022, 733555251121, 744442279005

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 12 (0%)
  • In Cellars 1,744 (65%)
  • Consumed 930 (35%)

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