Chateau Montrose St. Estephe
109 Ratings
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109 Ratings
Chateau Montrose St. Estephe

Wine Details

Style

Red

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2004 Vintage) Although the 2004 Montrose reveals dry, hard tannin, it comes across as a classically structured, backward effort with an opaque purple color as well as notes of black raspberries, flowers, cassis, an...

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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

    over 1 year
Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (From 2011 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/21/2014
  • 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