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1970 Chateau Montrose St. Estephe
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1970 Chateau Montrose St. Estephe

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"This is one 1970 that appears to possess the necessary components to develop into something special. It remains youthfully hard and astringent, but there is no doubting the high levels of concentration and intensity. Moreover, the wine exhibits a classy, complex bouquet, offering up scents of cedar, black fruits, minerals, and leather. Full-bodied, powerful, and rich, with outstanding concentration, this wine requires another 7-10 years of cellaring - can you believe that? It is unquestionably a...

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"This is one 1970 that appears to possess the necessary components to develop into something special. It remains youthfully hard and astringent, but there is no doubting the high levels of concentration and intensity. Moreover, the wine exhibits a classy, complex bouquet, offering up scents of cedar, black fruits, minerals, and leather. Full-bodied, powerful, and rich, with outstanding concentration, this wine requires another 7-10 years of cellaring - can you believe that? It is unquestionably a...

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    Deuce_14

    Drinkable, smooth, low alcohol, but unremarkable and past its prime. Consumed with (& provided by) Todd on 6 May 2009.

    almost 5 years
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  • Wine Advocate
  • Vintage Chart
    Rating for France-Bordeaux-Saint-Estèphe: 87 (average year)

    Drinkability: unpredictable