2016 Chateau Montelena Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Napa

Share on Facebook

2016 Chateau Montelena Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Napa image

Incredibly floral and opulent, the red berry character of this vintage, mostly Bing cherry and raspberry at this stage, is buttressed by rich notes of cocoa, hazelnut, and Earl Grey. Black pepper and cedar complement this freshness exquisitely. Dense but light on its feet, the contrast of velvety tannins and bright acid bookend a youthful and vibrant palate, chock full of blackberry sorbet, plum sauce, and strawberry jam. Fresh fig and marzipan lend richness and texture while stitching these disparate forces into a cohesive yet lively experience. Baking spices abound on the finish along with coffee bean, star anise, and an almost caramel- like sweetness that dovetails beautifully with fresh blueberry and cinnamon.



Blend: 99% Cabernet Sauvignon, 1% Cabernet Franc


  • List Price: $168.75

Not in Store: Available in 5 - 7 days

add to cart

Share on Facebook

continue shopping

Cart Summary

Your shopping cart is empty!

Wine Watch Events

New World Rhone Rangers Wine Tasting

Fri, Oct 15, 2021

“Wine is like people. The wine takes all the influences in life all around it, it absorbs them and it gets i...

Vintage Brunello Di Montalcino Wine Tasting with Special Guest Dr. Robert Maliner

Sat, Oct 16, 2021

  You haven’t drunk too much wine if you can still lie on the floor without holding on.” ...

Happy Hour Wine Tasting Featuring Bennett Valley Cellars, Arietta Winery, Buty Winery and Sleight of Hand Cellars! With Special Guest Luca Zanin Owner of Bennett Valley

Wed, Oct 20, 2021

“Someone said drink the water, but I will drink the wine / Someone said take a poor man, the rich don’...

Vintage Burgundy WineTasting back to 1934

Thu, Oct 21, 2021

Give me a taste of your fine, fine, wine.  Ruby Sticky, sweet as summertime. Fine, Fine Wine - Motley Cr...

Vintage Bordeaux Tasting back to the 1937 Vintage

Fri, Oct 22, 2021

  “I love everything that is old; old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wines. &ldquo...

Vintage Piedmont Tasting featuring Angelo Gaja Wines and White Truffles with Special Guest Dr. Robert Maliner

Sat, Oct 23, 2021

  "The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age." ...

Tenuta San Guisto A Rentannano Tuscan Wine Tasting

Thu, Oct 28, 2021

Grilled Pumpkin and Beet Salad with Maple Pecan Vinaigrette with Crumbled Goat Cheese Duck and Smoked Mozzarella Rav...

Wine Bar is Closed for a Private Event

Wed, Nov 3, 2021

Wine Bar is Closed for a Private Event - HC

Wine Bar is Closed for a Private Event

Thu, Nov 4, 2021

Wine Bar is Closed for a Private Event - ACG

Amarone Wine Tasting with Giovanni Bertani, owner of Tenuta Santa Maria di Gaetano Bertani

Thu, Nov 4, 2021

Lepiga Soave DOC 2020 Pragal Rosso Vernonesse IGT 2018 Valpolicella Classico Superiore DOC 2018 ...