Original
118 Ratings
Chateau Montrose St. Estephe
$150.00 USD
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Wine Details

Style

Red

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2007 Vintage) Apart from April being hot and dry, at the time the buds were opening, 2007 was notable for being warm and humid, with some rain, up until August. Autumn (September and October) was very dry and sunny, perfect for the ripening of the grapes. Again, this year, Montrose’s unique terroir played its important part with both the soil and the microclimate. Also, the permanent breeze from the Gironde combined with aeration of the grapes by careful « effeuillage » (removal of part of the leaf canopy) and a moderate green harvest hindered the development of mildew and grey rot. Time spent in the vineyard was most important this year, but this work (green harvest, preventative measures, and treatments) was essential to ensure perfectly healthy vines. Thus, we followed the maturity of the grapes with great confidence and were able to make our selection from evenly ripened parcels, high in quality and maturity.

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    長く続く石垣、そこを過ぎれば静かな森が迎えてくれる。よく言われるほど重厚ではなかった。もしかしたら出会うのがまだ早すぎたのかもしれない。

    about 6 years
Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (From 2004 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 06/01/2007
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2004 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 03/31/2007
  • Wine & Spirits
    (From 2004 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 10/07
  • Robert Parker
    (From 2004 Vintage) Rating: 90-92 - As reviewed by Robert Parker
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2006 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 03/31/2009