Tag Archives: Chateau
Perfect Pairing with Chateau Montelena’s 2010 Napa Valley Chardonnay! What could be simpler than these fresh bruschetta? The creamy texture, delicate thyme, perfume of citrus and sweet honey are a match made in heaven for our Chateau Montelena 2010 Chardonnay! Ingredients 1 traditional French baguette; thinly sliced 8 ounces whole milk fresh ricotta cheese Zest [...]
So Delicious with Chateau Montelena Riesling! Our Potter Valley Riesling compliments the spicy and delicate flavors of this warming curry. Try substituting butternut squash for the carrots to make this a truly fall dinner. Ingredients 2 chicken breasts, oven roasted on the bone and shredded 1/4 cup flour 3 T. butter 4 Tbsp lemon curry [...]
A Perfect Pairing with Our Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon! This caponata is an interesting appetizer or side dish when you plan to uncork our smooth, intense Napa Valley Cabernet. The pine nuts, tomatoes and balsamic come into harmony with the dense, nutty and slightly bitter cocoa nibs to perfectly compliment the cabernet/merlot marriage, always a [...]
Last Saturday, a group of tasters joined us at the winery along with their families. While the adults tasted through the current release wines, the children exercised their creative sides. The talented young artists left us with some of their artistic renditions of the Montelena Chateau. See for yourself below:
Sean Click designed this colorfully creative rendition of our Chateau for the first annual “Re-Imagine Our Chateau” Design Contest. We’ve selected him as our winner to receive two VIP tickets to Franc&Blanc on June 25th. If you love this design, you’ll want to get your tickets to our summer party where there will be plenty more [...]
Sometimes it can be quite exhausting tasting the new releases. Why in fact, take a look at Daisy here. She is completely worn out after trying the recent release of the Montelena Estate Cabernet Sauvignon. (Thank you, Daisy, for allowing us to take these photos of you with these props).
By definition, a chateau is “a feudal castle or fortress” as well as “a vineyard estate.” Fittingly, the word usually conjures up a vision of some magnificent fairy tale castle in the Loire Valley of France, or a sprawling landscape of perfectly aligned vineyard rows bursting with wine grapes. Chateau Montelena Winery exemplifies both definitions [...]