STORY BEHIND THIS WINE
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 Cabernet lovers Merlot! With firm tannins and vibrant acidity this wine is a perfect match for roast beef or lamb. The dominant flavours are of strawberry, cherry and liquorice with hints of coffee.