La Dame de Montrose 2006
A surfeit of oak on the nose with a certain sweet creme de cassis opulence. For the second wine of Montrose, the tannins indicate further aging possiblities (my 2006 Montrose rests securely on its laurels, such as these may be). This is a very typical 2006 Bordeaux from a northern commune with fairly prominent tannic structure and bright red fruit acting as counter-balance. My humble opinion says hold for 2-3 more years and the slight imbalance should naturally correct.
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The second wine, the 2006 La Dame de Montrose, is a shrewd choice for wine consumers. A blend of 58% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 12% Cabernet Franc, plus a small quantity of Petit Verdot, it is a layered, lush, fleshy effort possessing ripe r... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2006 La Dame de Montrose 750ml
The 2nd wine of the formidable Chateau Montrose, now a super-second quite capable of making 1st growth quality wines. For 1/3 the price of the Chateau bottling you can enjoy the luxuriant spicy aromatics and profound earthy richness of Montrose.
Sehr würziges Bouquet, tintige Ansätze, blumige Noten, kühl, im Untergrund tabakig, Lorbeerblattnoten, dahinter etwas Alpenheidelbeeren. Im Gaumen erstaunlich fein zu Beginn, kerniges Extrakt zeigend, knochig bis fleischig in der Textur, mittlerer Körper mit hervorstehender Muskulatur.
La Dame de Montrose - FUTURES The 2nd wine of the formidable Chateau Montrose, now a super-second quite capable of making 1st growth quality wines. For 1/3 the price of the Chateau bottling you can enjoy the luxuriant spicy aromatics and profound earthy richness of Montrose.
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