The Chappellet Mountain Cuvee is the wine to choose when youíre looking for vivid, mouth-filling fruit flavors. The Mountain Cuvee is a winemakerís blend that results in a complex array of aromas and flavors that deliver pure pleasure in a glass.
Crafted around a core of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, the 2006 Mountain Cuvee begins with sweet and vibrant red cherry aromas, alongside notes of rhubarb, lavender, earth and spice. Rich, mouth-filling and backed by well-balanced tannins, it offers a pleasing array of ripe red and black fruit flavors highlighting cherry and plum layers.
|Wine maker notes
|The aromas are rich, ripe and enticing, with sweet fruit layers of plum, Bing cherry and cassis, as well as notes of mocha, roasted coffee, cedar and baking spices, all supported by delicious hints of French oak. On the palate, this wine is supple and round, with balanced tannins, weighty texture and a smooth, mouthfilling structure. Though there are abundant ripe red and black fruit flavors, there is also an elegant complexity to this wine that comes from artful blending.
|A blend of 39% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Merlot, 12% Malbec, 8% Petit Verdot, 3% Cabernet Franc and 3% Syrah.