Is Chateau Montelena a good wine?

Is Chateau Montelena a good wine?

For more than four decades, the Barrett family has made wine at Chateau Montelena, garnering accolades for wines that combine intensity and power with lush, rich texture—wines that express the unique characteristics of the land they came from, rather than techniques used in the cellar.

How much does Chateau Montelena cost?

Fees: The current release tasting fee is $40 | Additional tasting options are available by appointment. Price Range: Our current release 750ml bottles range from $35 to $175.

What is Chateau Montelena known for?

Chateau Montelena is a Napa Valley winery most famous for winning the white wine section of the historic “Judgment of Paris” wine competition. Chateau Montelena’s Chardonnay was in competition with nine other wines from France and California under blind tasting.

What kind of wine is Chateau Diana?

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Winery Château Diana
Grapes Cabernet Sauvignon
Region Verenigde Staten / California
Wine style Californian Cabernet Sauvignon
Allergens Contains sulfites

How much is a bottle of 1973 Chateau Montelena Chardonnay?

One of the few remaining bottles of ex-cellar 1973 Chateau Montelena Chardonnay has been sold by Spectrum Wine Auctions for $11,325 (£7,419).

Who purchased Chateau Montelena in 1968?

The winery is being recognized for two periods of significance — between 1888-1920, when San Francisco entrepreneur Alfred Tubbs built and operated the 18,000-square-foot stone winery and 1968-1976 after Jim Barrett purchased the property, and the winery, along with Warren Winiarski’s Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars.

Is Chateau Montelena still open?

The winery is open Thursday through Monday by appointment only 9:30am to 4pm, with the exception of select dates.

What winery is Bottle Shock?

Chateau Montelena Winery
WINERY: “ Bottle Shock ” was shown recently at Chateau Montelena Winery in Napa Valley.

Is Chateau Diana a sweet wine?

Chateau Diana 6% White Zinfandel The slightly sweet flavors display wild strawberries and ripe summer peaches.

Is Chateau Diana Pinot Grigio dry?

A fresh, dry wine with a fabulous floral bouquet.

How much is a bottle of 1973 Chateau Montelena?

Who owned Chateau Montelena in 1973?

James L. Barrett, owner of Chateau Montelena in Napa Valley, passed away March 14. He was 86. Montelena’s 1973 Chardonnay helped put California on the wine map when it took top honors at the 1976 Judgment of Paris tasting, winning over a field of famous white Burgundies.

What kind of wine is in Chateau Montelena?

The Montelena Estate Collection showcases the exceptional character, quality and ageability of our flagship wine, the Estate Cabernet Sauvignon. This semi-private seated experience will begin with a library Chardonnay followed by a comparative tasting of four Estate Cabernet Sauvignon vintages.

Where is Chateau Montelena in Calistoga Ca?

Chateau Montelena is located at the top of Napa Valley in Calistoga. Please allow at least 45 minutes from downtown Napa and two hours from San Francisco. The winery is open by appointment only 9:30am to 4pm, with the exception of select dates. Tasting appointments are secured by advance reservation.

How old do you have to be to go to Chateau Montelena?

We look forward to welcoming you to the Montelena Estate for a tasting reservation or to pick up a wine purchase. To join us on the Estate, you must have a reservation or pickup confirmation, and all members of your party must be aged 21 years of age or older.

How much does a taste of Montelena cost?

A Taste of Montelena celebrates our current release wines, and the unique qualities within each bottle. Enjoy this tasting at a stand up bar or table at our historical Chateau. Monday-Thursday $45 per person, Friday-Sunday $55 per person.* 45 minute duration. The Library Tasting is a testament to the ageability of Montelena wine.

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