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    1 075
  • Producer ranking ?

    15
  • Decanting time

    2h
  • When to drink

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  • Food Pairing

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The Story

Southeast of the Mondot hill, overlooking the town of St. Emilion lies Chateau Troplong Mondot. Named for its location and its former proprietor, Gerus Troplong, this estate has been home to viticulture since 1745. Its 33 hectare vineyard is planted to 90% Merlot and 5% Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon. "Cold," late-ripening soils produce one of the most dramatic wines of the appellation: an exotic, flashy, modern Saint-Emilion.

 

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Vintage 1950

Looking more closely at the decade, attention should also be drawn to the 1950 Bordeaux vintage, which offered more quantity than quality - with a few exceptions. Due to the relatively rainy summer, expectations for the year were not very high, but the change in weather at the end of the year made it a good year, and even excellent in some areas. The wines did not have the full and balanced character of the previous year. They were rather note...

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Tasted on the 9th December 2016. C -niveau. Made by cousin of the owner of Pavie, both with the name of Valette. Another well-trained 66 years guy running marathon! Very cherry, strong, long and in perfect balance. Still many years to go! Some of my guest took it for 1982 vintage! 

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Saint-Emilion, Bordeaux
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