1999 Chateau Montelena Estate Cabernet Sauvignon - Printable Version
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- wondersofwine - 01-19-2010 02:42 PM
Napa Valley. From a half-bottle. 13.9% abv
Opaque dark purple color. Dark berries with a slight herbal or leafy component. Red or black licorice note. Not quite up to my expectations for this storied estate. Good, but not outstanding.
- TheEngineer - 01-23-2010 08:15 PM
That would be about the same for me. I've been told the wines are generally a bit bretty too. That is why I only have one bottle and it is still there....
- winoweenie - 01-24-2010 09:39 AM
Will open a bottle of this first thing when I get off this sabbatical. Think I've posted on the 99. WW