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2011 Proprietary Red Wine

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Appellation: Oak Knoll District of Napa Valley AVA

By: Monticello Vineyards

In: Napa, CA

750mL / 14.2% ABV

Winestyr Review

I have loved the Corley proprietary blend for years because it's such a sophisticated and understated wine that has so much humble, quiet, charisma that it almost has a chip on its shoulder. This vintage is no different - distinguished, sophisticated, and complex. 48% Cabernet Sauvignon, 32% Cabernet Franc, 20% Merlot.

What We Love

  • Distinguished, sophisticated, and complex
  • Bordeaux style blend
  • Oak Knoll AVA of Napa Valley

The 2011 Corley Proprietary Red from Monticello is the perfect wine to open on a very special occasion.


I was first introduced to Stephen Corley by an old friend whose fraternity had a local alumni reunion at which Stephen was serving Monticello's wines. My friend was so impressed that he insisted we consider adding Monticello to our site, and quickly put me in touch with Stephen. We began working with Monticello shortly thereafter and have been impressed by the high standards they maintain throughout every aspect of their operation ever since.


A Napa Valley mainstay, Monticello Vineyards is proud to be family owned and operated. It was founded in 1970 by Jay Corley, and the winery is now managed by his sons, Kevin, Chris, and Stephen. Their overriding philosophy is that great wines are made in the vineyards. Monticello now farms five vineyards in the Napa Valley focusing on producing high quality Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Syrah, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, and Chardonnay. If you're ever in Napa make sure to stop by their amazing might just mistake it for the real Monticello.

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