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  • Country ranking ?

    1 480
  • Producer ranking ?

    59
  • Decanting time

    2h
  • When to drink

    now to 2030
  • Food Pairing

    Grilled Leg of Lamb with Merlot Marinade

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The Story

The result of rigorous selection at each stage of production, in both the vineyard and the winery, this great, predominantly Cabernet Sauvignon wine is typical of the Saint-Estèphe appellation. Structured and tannic but with all the elegance and refinement of a Grand Cru Classé, with time it develops a delicate and complex bouquet.

The wines have considerable ageing potential and are exceptionally long-lived. Certain vintages (1921, 1929, 1...

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Wine Information

Main characteristics of the vintage
As April was mild, the vine did not grow too early nor too late. May and June were fair with violent storms. Some Medoc vineyards were damaged by the hail, but Montrose was saved. The flowering of the vine developed in good conditions (mid-blossoming in June 15th) with practically no coulure.
July and August were engaged a few minor storms. The presence of atmospheric disturbances and little rain favoured ...

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Vintage 1975

Bordeaux: After four miserable vintages came the hot vintage of 1975 which briefly put Bordeaux wines in the spotlight once again. The unstable temperature of September turned into good weather for the harvest. The grapes were high in sugar, but many reds, especially those made from Cabernet Sauvignon, lacked phenolic ripeness. This resulted in masculine and even aggressive reds with austere and even harsh tannins.

Wines from Graves and Pom...

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Deep, dense, and ruby colour
The nose is soft and complex. It displays scents of red berries and currants, undergrowth, and cold tobacco.
The palate is long and silky. Very elegant with melted tannins.
The wine is complex, subtle, and well-balanced.

Very top shoulder fill. Brigth ruby, garnet rim. Cassis, leather, bramble, scented, behind tobacco and figs, elegant and detailed nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, minerals, almost salty, detailed, nuanced, bit fruitier than last bottle, quite youthful bottle, structured, slightly drying finish, coffee. 92

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Origin

St. Estephe, Bordeaux

Vintage Quality

Above Average

Value For Money

Good

Investment potential

No Potential

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