The California wines every collector wants to have in their cellar

Christie’s Auction House included Chateau Montelena Estate Cabernet Sauvignon in a story about the California wineries that every collector wants to have in their cellar – especially given the winery’s history of bringing “California to the forefront of the wine world.”

“Even before the 1976 Judgment of Paris, when Chateau Montelena’s 1973 Chardonnay was rated above all other wines (including four of Burgundy’s finest), this forward-thinking producer has been crafting classically styled, age-worthy wines.” Stylistically, Montelena’s wines are crafted in the “image of the great wines of Bordeaux.” In great vintages, it is one for the long haul, but when the tannins do soften out and yield, the elegance and grace of Montelena sets it apart.” Read the full story HERE