USA Today’s popular 10 Best syndicate highlighted 10 of the best places to visit in Napa Valley, including Chateau Montelena. The winery earned the #2 spot on the list, and is recommended as a destination to learn about the history of the region and to take in the property’s beautiful setting. Read the full story HERE
Calistoga, Napa Valley, California
In 1976 Chateau Montelena put California at the forefront of the wine world. That year a who's-who of the French wine establishment gathered in Paris for a blind tasting of French and American wines. When the scores were tallied, the top-ranking white wine was Chateau Montelena's 1973 Chardonnay. Montelena today continues to be a quality benchmark in Napa Valley, producing some of the finest Cabernet and Chardonnay in California.