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3 August 2017 News

In her recent article “Three top-drawer Californians,” Jancis Robinson praises Chateau Montelena as one of “the most respected northern California wine producers.” Noting that Montelena’s calling card is refined Cabernet Sauvignon, Robinson states, “I was impressed by how distinctive the Chateau Montelena wines were – much drier, more austere and apparently slower-burning than the Napa Valley norm. This works brilliantly well for Cabernet…” The article continues with detailed reviews on both current and older vintages of Montelena as well as other top producers in the Valley.

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