Wine Chateau Montrose, St-Estephe AOC 2-me Grand Cru Classe, 2012
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Reviews of purchase Chateau Montrose, St-Estephe AOC 2-me Grand Cru Classe, 2012
The wine is elegant and intense dark garnet color.
The taste of the wine is full and soft, with a slight sweetness. The finish is long and harmonious.
Aromatic bouquet of wine a powerful, yet very harmonious, with woody tones. Aeration first disclosed light notes of toast, which are replaced by shades of ripe fruit and nuances of licorice.
Wine is perfect for meat dishes, especially stews, vegetables and various types of cheese.
"Chateau Montrose" - the main wine of the same name Chateau. Weather conditions in 2011 were extremely ruthless to harvest: snow, drought, heat waves, hail - all the things that he had to endure. Winemakers have applied their knowledge to help the grapes to adapt to such adverse conditions. Hand harvesting was carried out at 2 to 27 September, then made a double selection of grapes. Fermentation took place in stainless steel tanks and aging wine for 18 months - in oak barriques, 70% of which are updated annually. In the year produces about 19,000 cases of wine. Before use, the "Château Montrose" must be decanted. Experts recommend to use vintage 2011 between 2017 and 2030.
Winery Chateau Montrose, unlike most of the Medoc vineyards - enough young company. Even at the end of the XVIII century, these lands were nothing more than a swamp overgrown with heather. In 1778 the land acquired Etienne Theodore Dumoulin, later the estate took up his son, who cleared the land from the plant and found the gravel soil, it is suitable for growing grapes. The first crops were obtained in 1815, in 1820 the site was expanded, and the construction of a small Chateau. After that, the hosts were replaced many times, as many times reformed the vineyards and buy new equipment until the works have not given their fruit in the form of wonderful wines. The heyday of the economy came in 2006, when the estate acquired Martin and Oliver Bowie. Today, the castle owned 65 hectares of land with a beautiful exposition, facing the Gironde, in the south-eastern part of the commune of Saint-Estephe.