Value Napa Cabernet 2019: the top buys

Chateau Montelena, The Montelena Estate Cabernet, Calistoga. Napa Valley
Chateau Montelena’s The Montelena Estate Cabernet Sauvignon represents real value in 2019, costing about $200 and getting a score of 99 from Decanter’s Jonathan Cristaldi.

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Opus One, Harlan, Screaming Eagle, Scarecrow, Schafer and Beaulieu Vineyards Georges de Latour. They’re the cult Napa Cabs everyone wants to try – better yet to have a case in the cellar. But the fact is, a single bottle is going to cost you well into triple and often quadruple digits.

But as demand sees prices climbing ever higher for these most coveted, collectible labels, even some of these lofty-priced Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignons can offer excellent value if you know where to look.

Scroll down for Jonathan Cristaldi’s top-value Napa Cabernets from the 2019 vintage