(From 2004 Vintage) Monbousquet has fashioned an elegant, medium-bodied 2004 exhibiting abundant amounts of sweet black cherry fruit intermixed with black currant, licorice, and spice box characteristics. Round, generous, and silky textured,
(From 2004 Vintage) Deep red-ruby. Very ripe aromas of plum and beefsteak tomato, with hints of meat and truffle. Broad and fat on the palate, with soft flavors of redcurrant, plum, tobacco, leather and pepper. Finishes ...
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Robert Parker(From 2004 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker
Wine Advocate(From 2005 Vintage) Rating: (92-94) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 164 on Apr-06
Robert Parker(From 2005 Vintage) "From a less than noble terroir in Saint-Sulpice de Faleyrens, Gerard Perse has accomplished miraculous things at Monbousquet. Prior to his acquisition of this property in the mid-nineties, this wine tasted like watered-down Beaujolais, but Perse has turned it into one of the more stunning, modern-styled wines of Bordeaux. A blend of approximately two-thirds Merlot, one-third Cabernet Franc and 8-10% Cabernet Sauvignon, the 2005 exhibits plenty of toasty oak, roasted herb, meat juice, blackberry,...