Tuesday, 11 February 2014

TN : Chateau Montelena Cabernet Sauvignon 2010, Calistoga, Napa Valley, California, USA

The grapes for this wine were harvested between Octoner 1st and November 4th 2010. The wine is a blend of 91% Cabernet Sauvignon,7% Merlot, and 2% Cabernet Franc. The wine was barrel aged for 14 months in French and Eastern European oak (12% new). The wine was bottled in April 2012 and released in January 2013. 21,963 cases were produced.

This wine received 92 points from The Wine Advocate and 88 points from International Wine Cellar.

This wine was imported by Terrific Wines AB.

Colour : Dark red, blue hues

Aroma : Blackcurrant, coffee, mint, spice, herbs, blackberry

Taste : Blackcurrant, blackberry, oak, spice, coffee, mint, herbs

Alcohol : 13.5%

Price : 301 SEK

Systembolaget Number : 71926

Mark : B-

Website : Chateau Montelena Winery

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