Chateau Montelena Cabernets are the stuff of legend. But the winery's powerhouse Cab has a younger brother called Cuvee Calistoga. Mostly Cabernet Sauvignon, it is a lush, ruby red wine, its edges rounded out with a discreet proportion of Merlot. Cabernet Franc adds notes of pepper and spice. This is the wine to drink, with pleasure, while the Big Bopper snoozes in your cellar.
S. IRENE VIRBILA
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