2004 Chateau Montelena Cabernet Sauvignon The Montelena Estate

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
  • Calistoga

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Community Tasting Note

  • lovemycab Likes this wine: 93 points

    January 16, 2022 - Enjoyed over the course of a few hours. Deep purple in color with medium plus intensity. Both red and black fruits here. Secondary notes of oak and spice. Some earth and leather notes coming through. Even after a few hours, this still felt like it was holding back a bit. Would give it a much ox time or long decant. There is plenty left here and going strong.

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1 Comment

  • gharter commented:

    1/19/22, 8:12 PM - Thanks for the note. I've found their Estate wines usually benefit from at least a 2 hour decant, and often longer. Agree years of life left.

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