Château Montrose

Saint-Estèphe Red Bordeaux Blend

9.365 ratings
9.313 pro ratings
St. Estèphe, Médoc, Bordeaux, France
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot
Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Pasta, Venison, Tomato-Based, Potato, Pork, Chocolate & Caramel, White Rice, Mushrooms, Beef, Lamb, Chili & Hot Spicy, Salami & Prosciutto, Exotic Spices, Baking Spices, Herbs, Chicken, Pungent Cheese, Turkey, Soft Cheese, Beans & Peas, Hard Cheese, Duck, Blue Cheese, Onion
Top Notes For
George Chen

95 seems shy...didn't show up to this dinner.

95 seems shy...didn't show up to this dinner.

Jan 20th, 2017
Robert Cunningham

Wine Educator DeVinimus, Wine Workshop

9.2

Big and granular. Rustic me rich in flavor. Classic Montrose

Big and granular. Rustic me rich in flavor. Classic Montrose

Apr 5th, 2016
Mike Martin   @TheWineShepherd

Wine Buyer Vintry Fine Wines

9.4

Power, elegance, earth, old-school.. #Classic

Power, elegance, earth, old-school.. #Classic

May 20th, 2015
Jens Hoogstad

92/100

92/100

Jul 14th, 2014
Charles Schneider

Crown jewel of the St. Estephe, and drinking marvelously!

Crown jewel of the St. Estephe, and drinking marvelously!

Apr 23rd, 2013
Benjamin Silver

A tad tired, but still alive. Would have enjoyed more five years ago.

A tad tired, but still alive. Would have enjoyed more five years ago.

Nov 23rd, 2017
Stanislav Lobanov

17.5/20 (94/100) Развитой букет ароматов сушеных яблок, вяленой вишни, кизила, с тонкими тонами подлеска, кожи и гвоздики. Тельное с высокой, немного резкой кислотностью и довольно интенсивными, замшевыми по текстуре танинами. годы, подлесок и кожа во вкусе. Великолепно! #dfwe2018

17.5/20 (94/100) Развитой букет ароматов сушеных яблок, вяленой вишни, кизила, с тонкими тонами подлеска, кожи и гвоздики. Тельное с высокой, немного резкой кислотностью и довольно интенсивными, замшевыми по текстуре танинами. годы, подлесок и кожа во вкусе. Великолепно! #dfwe2018

Dec 20th, 2018
Chris England

23 year old St Estephe @ £115 that’s drinking rather lovely right now 👍

📍 Chateau Montrose 1995

🏵 94 points

🍇 63% Cabernet Sauvignon, 31% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc & 1% Petit Verdot

🍷 Dark garnet ruby

👃 Minerals, gravel, pencil lead, earth & wet leaves through stewed spiced blackcurrant, prune, date & plum w/ farmyard, liquorice, herbs, smoke, leather, mocha & black tea 😍

👄 Med body of deluxe smooth silky blackcurrant, plum & red berry in dark mocha, minerals & black tea

🎯 Med earthy dark aged mashed fruit coating w/ mineral tea linger

23 year old St Estephe @ £115 that’s drinking rather lovely right now 👍

📍 Chateau Montrose 1995

🏵 94 points

🍇 63% Cabernet Sauvignon, 31% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc & 1% Petit Verdot

🍷 Dark garnet ruby

👃 Minerals, gravel, pencil lead, earth & wet leaves through stewed spiced blackcurrant, prune, date & plum w/ farmyard, liquorice, herbs, smoke, leather, mocha & black tea 😍

👄 Med body of deluxe smooth silky blackcurrant, plum & red berry in dark mocha, minerals & black tea

🎯 Med earthy dark aged mashed fruit coating w/ mineral tea linger

Dec 13th, 2018
Mike Evans

Still youthful and not really showing too much at this point, but with potential.

Still youthful and not really showing too much at this point, but with potential.

Nov 18th, 2017
Chris England

This 22yr old Montrose @ £115 is drinking lovely right now - Forget nasal sex, this is a nostralic-orgy 😍

🍇 63% Cab S, 31% Mer, 5% Cab F & 1% Pet V

🍷 Dark garnet Ruby

👃 Delicate minerals, gravel, earth & wet leaves through stewed spiced blackcurrant, prune, date & plum w/ farmyard, liquorice, herbs, smoke, leather, mocha & black tea - yummy 😉

👄 Med body of incredibly smooth silky blackcurrant, plum & red berry in dark mocha & black tea

🎯 Med earthy dark aged mashed fruit soaking

This 22yr old Montrose @ £115 is drinking lovely right now - Forget nasal sex, this is a nostralic-orgy 😍

🍇 63% Cab S, 31% Mer, 5% Cab F & 1% Pet V

🍷 Dark garnet Ruby

👃 Delicate minerals, gravel, earth & wet leaves through stewed spiced blackcurrant, prune, date & plum w/ farmyard, liquorice, herbs, smoke, leather, mocha & black tea - yummy 😉

👄 Med body of incredibly smooth silky blackcurrant, plum & red berry in dark mocha & black tea

🎯 Med earthy dark aged mashed fruit soaking

Apr 15th, 2017