1983 Chateau Monbousquet St. Emilion Grand Cru
45 Ratings
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45 Ratings
1983 Chateau Monbousquet St. Emilion Grand Cru

Wine Description

(From 2000 Vintage) Roasted currant and black cherry scents complicated by sexy oak. At once chewy and silky in the mouth, with complex, fresh flavors of plum, redcurrant, vanilla, coffee, smoky oak and woodsy underbrush.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2005 Vintage) Full ruby-red. Captivating aromas of black raspberry, smoked meat, mocha and licorice. Wonderfully sweet, dense and fat but with excellent vinosity and inner-mouth perfume to the flavors of berries, m...

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Expert Reviews
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  • 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,...
  • Robert Parker
    (From 2004 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker