Chateau Montelena Chardonnay 2009, Napa Valley

Chardonnay Chardonnay
California, Usa

$72.95 (701748)

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March 17, 2012

Critic Reviews (4)

John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

A classy, concentrated, restrained but powerful example of chardonnay here from arch-classical Montelena, with...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a very famous Napa chardonnay (immortalized in the Paris tasting of 1976), so it will probably disappoint...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

Tight, elegant, restrained but bursting at the seams with flavour. The palate boasts beautiful, scintillating acidity...

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Julian Hitner
Julian Hitner

A Chardonnay of superb freshness, balance, and restraint, the 2009 Chateau Montelena seems to be observing a more...

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Community Reviews (1)

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Straw yellow, slightly cloudy colour. A harmonious, smooth and lovely wine. The flavours are very subtle and come together nicely. Apple and citrus with vanilla/caramel and slight baking spice along side the oak on the end.

An excellent wine, but at a hefty price.

Tasted October 2012.

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