Dark ruby-colored, with a tight but promising nose of licorice, blackcurrants, and minerals, this medium-bodied wine possesses attractively sweet, rich, cassis fruit and moderate tannin. The wine reveals fine concentration and ripeness, but it requires 2-4 years of cellaring; it should last for 12-14 years. It appears to be one of the few 1992s with sufficient fruit to balance out the tannin.
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* price for one OWC (original wooden case) in perfect condition – 12x75cl per OWC
Last Update October 2015
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
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