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hateau Montelena Winery 2013
Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

2018 Top 10 Barbecue Wines

Chateau Montelena Winery 2013 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is best consumed in a decade after purchase


Napa Valley, California

Rating: 15/20

Price: $53

Founded in 1888 as a barrel-aging facility called A.L. Tubbs, Chateau Montelena Winery is one of Napa Valley's first wineries made of stone instead of wood. This 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon is great for BBQ thanks to notes of blackberry, leather, plum and tobacco that are balanced with a hint of oak and a clean finish. Yes, it's on the pricier side, but if you want to step up your cookout, this is the perfect choice.

For more information, visit the Chateau Montelena Winery official website.

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