Planted in 1964, The Montecillo Vineyard is one of the oldest plantings of Cabernet Sauvignon in Sonoma County. The vineyard is situated at 1700’ on the ridgeline that divides Napa Valley from the Valley of the Moon in Sonoma County.
95 POINTS, Antonio Galloni, Vinous. "A captivating wine, the 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon Montecillo Vineyard shows just how magical this Sonoma site is. A whole range of floral, savory and earthy notes gives the Montecillo that trademark aromatic profile that is such a signature. Big tannins add energy as well as shape to a classically built Cabernet that delivers the goods, and then some. What a wine!"
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Made by Duckhorn, this deliciously bright and inviting Chardonnay offers layers of apricot, citrus, and melon, as well as hints of fresh honeysuckle. On the palate, the pure fruit flavors are underscored by delicate acidity and a supple richness.
94 POINTS, Jeb Dunnuck. "Medium ruby, it has beautiful aromatics of raspberries, black cherries, and strawberries, loads of spice, violets, and underbrush nuances, medium to full body, good acidity, and a silky, seamless texture. It's beautifully done and well worth...
Bold and richly textured on the palate with an intensity and purity of fruit reflected in notes of wild blueberries, plum, and black currants. A light dusting of tannins provides structure and a long finish that is buoyed by fresh...