Old World wine, New World fruit. In 1972, Jim Barrett set out to produce classically-styled wines using sun-ripe California grapes. Continuing that approach to winemaking today, we produce refined, age-worthy, food-friendly wines, and we are fortunate to have a dedicated team of individuals with decades of experience working in our vineyards and handcrafting our wines.
Chateau Montelena Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
Nose Extraordinarily rich notes of dried cherry, cocoa, muddled mint, and blackberry. As the wine continues to breathe, one by one subtle hints of tobacco, cedar, and perfume emerge with patience.
Palate There is considerable depth on the palate as fresh, tart raspberries contrast the rocky, earth undertones, so emblematic ... more
in mixed case $116.99
Chateau Montelena Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
Nose Blackberry jam, vanilla, and allspice leap out of the glass yet gracefully yield to notes of dried plum, coffee bean, and perfume with some patience.
Palate Deceptively soft up front, with fresh strawberry and raspberry immediately apparent. These instantly give way though to density and concentration of flavor as ... more
in mixed case $49.49
Chateau Montelena Napa Valley Chardonnay 2014
Ripe peach, pear and cloves dominate the nose amidst a flurry of floral and honeysuckle notes. There's a wonderful fullness and weight on the palate punctuated by ripe melon, green apple, and fresh citrus. The oak contribution remains subtle with a hint of vanilla and baking spice. The density of ... more
in mixed case $46.79
All sizes are 750mL unless otherwise noted.
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