1991 Chateau Monbousquet St. Emilion Grand Cru
48 Ratings
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48 Ratings
1991 Chateau Monbousquet St. Emilion Grand Cru

Wine Description

(From 2010 Vintage) A lush, modern, style, with hyperdrive on the blueberry, loganberry and boysenberry fruit flavors. Nothing gets too heady though, as there's charcoal-studded grip, smoldering coffee grinds and roasted bay leaf notes all in the background for definition.

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