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Château Montrose 2022

Saint-Estephe AOC 2eme Grand Cru Classe

Wine Advocate finished its enthusiastic 99-100pt review: this "confirms Montrose's status as a de facto first growth". Decanter awarded it 98 points, declaring it "a great Montrose, inky, broad-shouldered and structured". A vintage not to be missed.

Beyond the Label

Tasting notes

Full-bodied, velvety, with a firm muscular structure, deep fruit

Aroma

Blackcurrant, dark berries, floral notes, pencil lead, cigar wrapper

Allergy information

Contains sulphites

Château Montrose 2022

More information

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  • 750.00 ml
  • 31 December, 2052

Montrose is one of the very top estates of Saint-Estèphe, boasting some of the Haut-Médoc's longest-lived wines. Its history goes back centuries and it was once a part of Calon-Ségur. However, it was split off due its unique hillside, gravel terroir. It takes its name from the fact that this hill, covered once in heather, used to turn a lovely pink (rose in French) and so became know as 'le mont rose'. Its current owners, the Bouygues family, bought it in 2006 and have since accomplished considerable renovation to increase its quality and environmental credentials. The brothers also brought in leading consultant Jean-Bernard Delmas. Ageing in 60% new French oak for 18 months increases the power and depth of this "compelling" (WA) claret.

"Confirms Montrose's status as a de facto first growth; one of the contemporary Médoc's very greatest" William Kelley
Wine Advocate, 99-100
Map showing Saint-Estephe AOC 2eme Grand Cru Classe
Tasting note information