Cabernet Sauvignon, Chateau Montelena, Napa Valley, CA, 2017

$52.95 Excl. tax
Article number:
p-10430
EAN Code:
733555251329
SKU:
P-10430

Cocoa, raspberry jam and baking spices. Layers of ripe plum and very fine tannins with a hint of espresso bean.

In 1976 Chateau Montelena put California at the forefront of the wine world. That year a who’s-who of the French wine and food establishment gathered for a grand tasting at the Inter-Continental Hotel in Paris. Four white Burgundies were tasted against six California Chardonnays. When the scores were tallied, the French Judges were convinced that the top-ranking white wine was one of their own. In fact, it was Chateau Montelena’s 1973 Chardonnay, rated above all other wines. This seminal event has been memorialized in the book "The Judgment of Paris," by George Taber, as well as in the 2008 feature film Bottle Shock.

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