Tag Archives: Chateau Montelena

Sonoma and Napa Valley, California

When the third WSET Diploma course started, I realized it was time to get out of BC and put some of those studies to the test. Let the rubber hit the road, so to speak. Get out and and smell … Continue reading

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Chateau Montelena, Chardonnay, Napa Valley, California, 2009, 13.6% abv, US$50

With the big trip to Napa on the horizon (can you say, ‘holiday’?) and Dad here for dinner, I pulled out the big guns to go with turkey, gravy from Granville Island, garden salad and all the trimmings. Clear and … Continue reading

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