Wine Review

Color:  Red

Type:  Table

Maturity:  Developing

Appellation:  Napa Valley
Country:  United States

State:  California

County:  Napa

Region:  North Coast (CA)
Producer Wine Name Varietal Reviewer Rating Vintage Cost
Chappellet Vineyard  Mountain Cuvee  Blended Red Mike Taylor Excellent  2004  $26.00
A favorite wine of mine since 2002 has been Chappellet's Mountain Cuvee. I recently tasted their 2004 vintage with great satisfaction. The wine shows a dark ruby core which fades to a purple rim. On the nose are aromas of blackberry, black olive, cedar, leather, toffee and vanilla along with hints of herbs. The wine shows a pure intensity on the palate. Its refined complexity comes from an ample body with velvety tannins. Sensuous overall and with a lingering finish this is an exceptionally nice bottle of wine that will be oh, so enjoyable with a proper meal!
 
 
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Date added: October 02, 2006
 
Superb: 95-100 | Excellent: 90-94 | Very Good: 85-89 | Good: 80-84 | Ordinary: 75-79 | Undrinkable: 50-74

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