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Chateau Montelena 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon

On entry this Cabernet is very round and full, while the mid-palate yields a graceful weight and balance with soft tannins. Notes of pepper add complexity to the smooth, rich cassis dominated flavors. There is a nice, finely polished tannic structure to the lengthy finish.

 Producer Chateau Montelena
 Region Napa Valley
 Country United States
 Varietals Cabernet Sauvignon
 Vintage 2006

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About the Producer

Chateau Montelena
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Chateau Montelena

Calistoga, California, United States Calistoga, California, United States

Chateau Montelena's rich history began on a chilly fall morning when Alfred L. Tubbs spaded over and inspected the soil where he thought of planting estate vineyards. He had heard the Napa Valley was the best place to grow grapes in California. A deal was struck, and in January of 1882 the San Francisco...

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