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71 Ratings
Château Montrose Saint-Estèphe 2ème Grand Cru Classé

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(2005 Vintage) Good bright ruby-red. Very ripe aromas of plum, flint and nutty oak. Large-scaled, rich and explosive, offering impressive volume and a sensation of power. The ripeness here verges on syrupy and this ...

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    Very pretty aromas of blackberries, spices and milk chocolate. Medium- to full-bodied, with a solid core of fruit and a silky mouthfeel. Still tight but refined and long. Just as I remember. Best after 2008. 12,500 cases made. -- J.S. 07/10/2012 Aromas of vanilla, dark fruit, compote, dried fruit and spice. Pronounced sweetness and chocolatey richness in the mouth. Balanced, with a chunky frame. Drink 2012-2016. Alc: 13%. (15.17 points) Decanter

    almost 4 years
Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 03/31/2008
  • Robert Parker
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/01/2006
  • Robert Parker
    (2006 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 02/01/2009
  • Robert Parker
    (2004 Vintage) Rating: 90-92 - As reviewed by Robert Parker
  • Wine & Spirits
    (2004 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 10/07