Why Buy Me
Mike Grgich gained international renown when his wine Chateau Montelena 1973 was selected as the best Chardonnay in the world in 1976 in competition with some of the best French examples (The Paris Tasting). They are committed to sustainable wine-growing and are certified organic. Mike has been joined in the business by his daughter Violet and nephew Ivo. Mike was inducted into the Vintners Hall of Fame in 2008.
This is a classically-styled wine, which does not undergo malo-lactic fermentation, which preserves the natural acidity. Intense ripe peach and honeysuckle aromas. This medium-bodied wine has plenty of citrus and tropical fruit flavours. It is richly textured, with excellent length. It is perfect with seafood, roasted chicken and creamy cheeses.