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CHATEAU MONTELENA TO AUCTION 25-YEAR VERTICAL OF MONTELENA ESTATE CABERNET SAUVIGNON

January 21, 2005

Renowned winery to donate complete span of Montelena Estate Cabernet Sauvignons to commemorate 25th anniversary of charitable Auction Napa Valley Calistoga, Calif. – January 21, 2005 – Premier Calistoga-based winery Chateau Montelena will donate 25 three-liter and 25, 750-milliliter bottles to Auction Napa Valley (formerly called the Napa Valley Wine Auction), the world’s most successful charity wine event. This lot includes one ...

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THE 25TH VINTAGE FROM THE MONTELENA ESTATE VINEYARD

February 25, 2004

“One of California’s blue chip wineries, Chateau Montelena’s fabulous track record for longlived, consistently high quality Cabernet Sauvignon is largely unequaled.” Robert M. Parker, Jr., The Wine Advocate CALISTOGA, Calif. (February 25, 2004) – Chateau Montelena Winery has announced that sales of futures for its 2002 Montelena Estate Cabernet Sauvignon will begin in March. Futures will be ...

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2001 CHARDONNAY VINTAGE RELEASE MARKS SIGNIFICANT MILESTONE

October 1, 2003

CALISTOGA, Calif. (Oct. 1, 2003) – Chateau Montelena, the Calistoga-based winery that has played a major role in both the historic and modern eras of California viticulture, celebrates a major milestone this year with the release of their 30th consecutive vintage. The 1973 Chateau Montelena Chardonnay was awarded the top rating at the famous 1976 Paris Tasting, the results of which stunned the wine ...

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HISTORIC WINERY STRIVES TO CREATE THE NATION’S NEWEST AMERICAN VITICULTURAL AREA (AVA)

September 19, 2003

CALISTOGA, Calif. (September 19, 2003) – Chateau Montelena, one of California’s oldest and most storied wineries today announced the petition to create a Calistoga AVA, the northern-most district within the Napa Valley appellation. Calistoga has long been recognized as a unique wine-growing area but is the last Napa Valley township to petition the Federal government for AVA status. “Good ...

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