2017 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 'Jefferson Cuvée' | Monticello Vineyards | Winestyr
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2017 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 'Jefferson Cuvée'

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Appellation: Napa Valley AVA

By: Monticello Vineyards

In: Napa, CA

750mL / 14.6% ABV

Winestyr Review

In keeping with previous vintages, this 100% estate grown Jefferson Cuvée Cabernet Sauvignon is another superb representation of classic Napa Cabernet. Indeed, its dark fruit flavors, healthy oak influence, velvety tannins, and round mouthfeel all personify what you might expect in such a wine. The result is a ripe vibrant wine that is quite approachable now, but also worthy of 10+ years of aging.

What We Love

  • Napa Cabernet
  • 100% estate grown
  • Cellar-worthy, yet approachable in its youth

This is a superb example of Napa Cabernet for incredible value.


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 property...you might just mistake it for the real Monticello.

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Customer Reviews

  • Verified Purchase

    Soooo good!!! Full body, chocolate / oat taste !! Really gets better a few minutes after opening!