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120 Ratings
Chateau Montrose Saint-Estephe
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Wine Details

Style

Red

Wine Description

(1989 Vintage) "An outstanding Montrose, the 1989 is one of the vintage's stars. It possesses an opaque dark ruby/purple color, a sweet nose of minerals, black fruits, cedar, and wood, dense, medium to full-bodied, highly extracted flavors, low acidity, and moderate tannin in the long finish. While it appears to be closing down far more quickly than the legendary 1990, it has layers of sweet fruit as well as an elevated level of glycerin. Give it 5-7 years of cellaring, and drink it over the subsequent 2-3 decades." 96/100 pts. (Robert Parker - Wine Advocate)

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    Clear, medium garnet bordering on tawny, legs Clean, developing, dark red fruits, cherry, herbceaous nose, cedar Medium tannin, medium alcohol, medium plus flavor, med + acud, medium finish, similar on the palate Can age more, premium, outstanding

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Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (2011 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/21/2014
  • Wine Spectator
    (2006 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 03/31/2009
  • Robert Parker
    (2006 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 02/01/2009
  • Robert Parker
    (2000 Vintage) "The 2000 Montrose is a fine effort.. Gigantically sized, its saturated inky purple color is followed by a huge nose of crushed blackberries, creme de cassis, vanilla, hickory smoke, and minerals. Extremely full-bodied, powerful, dense, and chewy, this unreal Montrose should last for 30+ years. Anticipated maturity: 2008-2040."
  • Wine Spectator
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 03/31/2008