1999 Chateau Montelena Cabernet Sauvignon Estate
Cabernet Sauvignon - 375ML

  • WA 95
  • IWC 95
  • WS 94

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WA 95
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, August 2002
...extraordinary density of fruit and cassis and huge tannin body and extract. It is a substantial palate-staining long muscular Cabernet that should only be purchased by connoisseurs with cold cellars as well as patience...
IWC 95
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, May 2001
...Very pure perfumed aromas of cassis redcurrant black cherry bitter chocolate minerals and tobacco; shows none of the herbal minty quality of the '98. Powerfully structured primary and fresh with firm acidity; real... ...Very pure perfumed aromas of cassis redcurrant black cherry bitter chocolate minerals and tobacco; shows none of the herbal minty quality of the '98. Powerfully structured primary and fresh with firm acidity; real essence of Napa Valley cabernet. Very long palate-staining finish features firm but perfectly buffered tannins. This will develop slowly and be long-lived. A potentially great vintage for this wine.
WS 94
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, November 2002
Beautifully crafted dark rich and polished with a tight beam of blackberry and currant fruit that's sharply focused and tightly wound. Turns supple and finishes with a long lingering fruit-propelled finish...
Color & Type Red
Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
Country USA
Region California
Sub-region North Coast
Appellation Napa
Vintage 1999