2006 Chateau Monbousquet St. Emilion Grand Cru
45 Ratings
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45 Ratings
2006 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 2004 Vintage) Deep red-ruby. Very ripe aromas of plum and beefsteak tomato, with hints of meat and truffle. Broad and fat on the palate, with soft flavors of redcurrant, plum, tobacco, leather and pepper. Finishes ...

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Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (From 2004 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker
  • 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,...