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Montrose 1983

Chateau Montrose


Another so-so St.-Estephe from the 1983 vintage, Montrose produced a wine that remains youthful and tannic, but there is little underlying fat, fruit, or charm. It may be built to last another 10-20 years, but it will undoubtedly drop what little fruit it has and become increasingly astringent. I would drink it up before it becomes more attenuated. Last tasted, 2/93. *** Not nearly as big or as tannic as one might expect, the 1983 Montrose has adequate tannin, a decent ruby color, a spicy, plummy nose, medium body, and an astringent finish. Anticipated maturity: Now-2000. Last tasted, 11/88.


€ 1,400

 October 2015

Chateau Montrose

Chateau Montrose is an exceptional wine producing estate in the Saint Estephe appellation in Bordeaux, France. As laid out by the Bordeaux Wine Official Classification of 1855, Chateau Montrose holds the rank of Second Growth – along with 14 other top wines.

Chateau Montrose is in one the most northern communes in Medoc, and covers around 68 hectares. The grape variety consists of 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc.

Chateau Montrose produces two red wines; the second wine labeled La Dame de Montrose.

25,000 - 30,000 cases

Second Growth

Saint-Estephe/Left Bank

68 hectares

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