Colour: Bright clear colour, opaque, ruby garnet and light at the rim.
Aroma: Smoky, currant, clove, and blackberries.
Palate: Blackberries, vanilla, earthy notes and wet stone. Tannins are still tight and furry while the finish is lengthy and a nice mix of sweet and earth.
Awarded: Parker 89 Points; J. Robinson 16 Points
History of Chateau Troplong Mondot
Château Troplong Mondot is a producer located on the hills of Saint-Émilion, on the right bank of the Gironde in Bordeaux. Typically for the region, Merlot is the dominant grape variety. Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc are also used in smaller proportions. Troplong Mondot is classified as Premier Grand Cru Classé B in the Saint-Émilion classification. This was most recently updated in 2012.