Chateau Montelena 2008 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

Chateau Montelena 2008 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon | 94 POINTS

Price: $149.99
Not Rated, Be the First! | Rate this product
Brand: Chateau Montelena Winery
Shipping: Calculated at checkout
Availability: In stock
Size: 750ML
Quantity:

Product Description

The palate opens with big, chewy tannin - firm but not coarse - and builds even bigger into a mid-palate loaded with ripe red fruits and dried black fruits. There is a good, strong acid backbone completing the balance and structure.

Stephen Tanzer: 94 Points 

Wine Spectator: 92 Points"Old-school, but well-done, this is tight and firm, showing a dense, balanced mix of dried currant, mineral, cedar, cigar box and tobacco flavors. Ends with good depth, range of flavor and tannins. Best from 2013 through 2023."

Robert Parker: 92 Points: "The 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon Estate is a gorgeous, mid-weight wine laced with mint, cassis, sweet herbs and tobacco. It is an understated, gracious wine from start to finish. This is a relatively approachable vintage for the Estate. It shows tons of finesse and mid-palate generosity while maintaining a medium-bodied personality. Today it is quite young, although it is drinking well. Readers who prefer more tertiary notes will want to cellar the wine for at least a few years. Anticipated maturity: 2014-2028."

Find Similar Products by Category

Product Reviews

Chateau Montelena 2008 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon | 94 POINTS
0 Total Reviews
This product does not have any ratings. Be the first to rate this product!
Rate It!