2009 Chateau Montelena Cabernet Sauvignon Calistoga

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
  • Calistoga

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Community Tasting Note

  • vine20 wrote: 88 points

    December 20, 2012 - Thin ruby color with a light raspberry nose. Light sweet red cherry with some darker highlights. Not very robust, little tannin.



  • brigcampbell commented:

    12/20/12, 10:30 AM - Thanks for the note. So I guess it's best to drink now than wait.

  • vine20 commented:

    12/20/12, 4:04 PM - Brig, I am surprised at the lack of fruit and tannin in this wine, especially given Montelena's pedigree and past vintages. Unless you can detect more fruit than I did, I'm not sure how time would improve it. Good luck. Stephen

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