Colour: Intense ruby
Nose: Aromas of sweet, dark wild berry jam, a touch of dark chocolate, hints of ripe plums, nuances of figs.
Palate: Powerful, spicy, ripe cherry fruit, strong tannins, good fresh, subtle extract sweetness, pleasant woody spice in the finish, still a bit closed and demanding, has good development potential. Good length driven by evident tannins.
Grape Varieties: 63% Cabernet Sauvignon, 22% Merlot, 12% Cabernet Franc and 3% Petit Verdot
Awards: 93pts – Wine Spectator
History of Montrose
The story of Montrose, written by 3 families of owners over two centuries, is a reflection of their spirit, marked by their pursuit of excellence and by legendary vintages. As pioneers in the Médoc, visionary builders and astute managers, they tended and got the best out of its unique terroir. It is they who laid the foundations to which Montrose now owes its image and its unique place in the world of great wines.
Succeeding three generations of the Charmolüe family, Martin and Olivier Bouygues acquired Château Montrose in 2006. “The past deserves great respect. We will modernise if that is good for the quality of the wine and the environment, but we respect history.” -~Martin Bouygues