1990 CHÂTEAU MONTROSE 1990

Médoc - 2ème Cru Classé 
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95-100 / 100

Excellent

1990 CHÂTEAU MONTROSE 1990

Médoc - 2ème Cru Classé 

Condition Good

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618,00 € tax incl. 515,00 € tax excl.
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100 / 100
Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate
Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate
(02-1997)
In several tastings last year, the 1990 Montrose clearly revealed its incredible complexity and massive character. I was especially pleased when, at a large lecture I gave in London at the end of March, the 1990 Montrose, in very tough company (Cheval Blanc 1989 and 1990, Pichon-Lalande 1989 and 1990, Certan de May 1989 and 1990), proved the over-whelming choice of a crowd of nearly 400 British tasters. The wine is remarkably rich, with a distinctive nose of sweet, jammy fruit, liquefied minerals, new saddle leather, and grilled steak. In the mouth, the enormous concentration, extract, high glycerin, and sweet tannin slide across the palate with considerable ease. It is a huge, corpulent, awesomely-endowed wine that is still relatively approachable, as it has not yet begun to shut down and lose its baby fat. It thoroughly embarrassed the 1989, itself an exceptional wine.
Features
Vintage 1990
Rating 95-100
Classification Médoc - 2ème Cru Classé 
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Saint Estèphe
Colour Red
Volume 0.75 l
Price More than 300 €
100/100 Yes
Château Montrose
Country France
Château informations
Montrose
Montrose

Château Montrose is a vineyard in Bordeaux of 68 hectares located in Saint-Estèphe. The Château is ranked second growth in the 1855 classification. The Château Montrose is made up of Cabernet Sauvignon (65%), Merlot (25%) and Cabernet Franc (10%). The grapes undergo a long fermentation of 25 to 30 days. The wine matures for 19 to 22 months in oak barrels, new to 50%. The wines of Château Montrose are intense, massive, complex. They develop aromas of ripe fruit, spices and tobacco. The wines of Château Montrose are both powerful and dense, characteristic of the great wines of Saint-Estèphe. The second wine is called The Lady of Montrose.


The great vintages of Château Montrose are among others: 1953195519591961198919902009

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