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  • Decanting time

    2h
  • When to drink

    2020-2035
  • Food Pairing

    Beef

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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color

Medium, Ruby red and Clear

ending

Medium, Spicy and Sharp

flavors

Blackcurrant, Blueberry, Raspberry, Mint, Tar and Plum

nose

Intense, Fresh and Ripe

taste

Average in Acidity, Warming, Medium tannin, Balanced, Well-Integrated, Developing, Medium-bodied, Round, Ripe, Fresh, Dry and Silky tannins

Verdict

Well-rounded and Fine

Written Notes

Good looking normal size bottle. Colour is ruby red, and looking clear and medium. On the nose it is intense, ripe and fresh. The taste is powerful, round, ripe, fresh, and dry, warming, with medium tannin, with silky tannins, and average in acidity, medium-bodied, with balanced, well-integrated structure and developing. On the palate it is layered and has blackcurrant, blueberry, chocolate, coffee, earthy, mint, mushrooms, perfumed, plum, raspberry, smoky, tar, cassis, cedar and charcoal flavours. The finish is medium long, spicy and a bit too sharp .. This wine is well-rounded and fine. I paid around 30-50€ a bottle. Perfectly stored bottles are still very worthy and will last well for another 5-10€ years, decant at least 2h before tasting and not a good invest wine.
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Origin

St. Estephe, Bordeaux

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