1992 Chateau Montelena Cabernet Sauvignon Estate

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  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 1.5L
  • WA 95
  • IWC 92
  • WS 90

Reviews for 1992 Chateau Montelena Cabernet Sauvignon Estate

WA 95
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, December 1995
...The wine's opaque ruby/purple color is followed by a sweet jammy nose of black fruit and minerals huge body a sweet inner-core of ripe fruit and a long low acid opulent finish. Rich and full this Cabernet is destined... ...The wine's opaque ruby/purple color is followed by a sweet jammy nose of black fruit and minerals huge body a sweet inner-core of ripe fruit and a long low acid opulent finish. Rich and full this Cabernet is destined for 20+ years of gorgeous drinking.
IWC 92
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, July 1998
Saturated deep ruby-red. Redcurrant tobacco smoke and loam on the nose plus a slight sweaty quality; showing the beginning of secondary aromas. Sweet lush and spicy in the mouth with lovely red berry fruit. Not especially... Saturated deep ruby-red. Redcurrant tobacco smoke and loam on the nose plus a slight sweaty quality; showing the beginning of secondary aromas. Sweet lush and spicy in the mouth with lovely red berry fruit. Not especially complex but seamless and satisfying. Finishes quite long with red fruit flavors and ripe tannins. I'd drink this over the next five years.
WS 90
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, May 2003
Firmly tannic dark in color with lively chewy tannins wrapped around a solid core of earthy currant anise mineral and sage flavors. Classic Montelena in its structure and austerity though not as complex as the best from... Firmly tannic dark in color with lively chewy tannins wrapped around a solid core of earthy currant anise mineral and sage flavors. Classic Montelena in its structure and austerity though not as complex as the best from this Napa estate.--'92 California Cabernet retrospective. Drink now through 2008. 11000 cases made. -JL