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    32
  • Decanting time

    2h
  • When to drink

    2020-2035
  • Food Pairing

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The Story

Made to the same rigorous standards as the first wine, from grapes grown in the same vineyard, La Dame de Montrose is the estate’s second label. Supple and silky Merlot generally predominates in the varietal mix. Its very pronounced red fruit aromas and flavours reflect another expression of the terroir in a distinctive style which is less elaborately complex than that of the first wine.

Consistently reliable and reaching maturity sooner, the wine was created in 1986 in tribute to Yvonne Charmolue, who ran Château Montrose single-handedly from 1944 to 1960. Production varies from one year to another but accounts on average for 30% of the total production of the Montrose vineyard. It is matured for 12 months in 30% new oak barrels.

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Ruby. Scented, dark fruits, some scented notes. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, ripe, detailed, playful, long. 90-92
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Dark purple red colour with violet hue and almost black centre. Excellent nose with aroma reminsicent of ripe berries, blackcurrants, mild spices,. on the palate well structured with medium weight and good length.
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St. Estephe, Bordeaux

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 Christer Byklum / Leading Scandinavian wine blogger, Wine Writer (Norway)  tasted  La Dame de Montrose 2014  ( Château Montrose )

"Ruby. Scented, dark fruits, some scented notes. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, ripe, detailed, playful, long. 90-92"

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 Markus Del Monego MW / Best Sommelier in the World 1998, MW (Germany)  tasted  La Dame de Montrose 2014  ( Château Montrose )

"Dark purple red colour with violet hue and almost black centre. Excellent nose with aroma reminsicent of ripe berries, blackcurrants, mild spices,. on the palate well structured with medium weight and good length. "

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