2002 Chateau Montrose
International Wine CellarModerately saturated ruby-red. Expressive aromas of currant, black cherry, leather, mocha, game, black olive and minerals. Suave, seamless claret with a firm edge of acidity. More harmonious now than it was just prior to the bottling last June, but still rather closed and in need of a decade of cellaring. But this is not really austere in the way it might have been 15 years ago. A very minerally vintage of Montrose, with very good rather than outstanding density. Quite complex on the firmly tanni...
DecanterRating: 4/5 - As reviewed by Decanter. Very strong black fruit. Fine balance and richness. Very good. Drink 2010-15. (17.5 points)