2008 Château Montrose

Château Montrose (Saint-Estèphe)

RP98WS91

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The 2008 Château Montrose ($63.25): a red wine from Saint-Estèphe produced by Château Montrose that is based on the best of petit verdot, merlot, cabernet sauvignon and cabernet franc of 2008 and shows an alcoholic strength of 12.50%. The 2008 Château Montrose is the ideal red to combine with roast and cheese. Drinks&Co users evaluate this red wine with 4,1 out of 5 points and in guides it has been reviewed: robert parker: 98 and wine spectator: 91.
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It was at a dinner party that Martin Bouygues, one of the billionaire Bouygues brothers and owner of Monrose, encountered his first bottle of 1989 Montrose. He loved the wine so much he vowed to buy the estate if it ever came up for sale. It did, and he did.

Technical sheet · Château Montrose

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2008 Other vintages
Appellation:Saint-Estèphe (Bordeaux,France)
Winery: Château Montrose
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Score: RP98WS91
Grapes: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot
Pairing: AppetizersMeatCheeseRoast
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 12.50%

Description · Château Montrose

2008 Château Montrose (Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot)

TASTING:

  • Color: purple with dark reflections
  • Smell: subtle berry note
  • Taste: Freshness and structure enliven the palate. Rich in tannins, giving this wine a long, soft and silky finish. No sweetness.

ORIGIN: Saint-Estèphe

VINEYARD: Château Montrose

GRAPES: 65% of Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% of Merlot, 4% of Cabernet Franc and 1% of Petit Verdot

PREPARATION:

The grapes were harvested from September 29th to October 15th. The average yield was 44 hl / ha.

Serving suggestion: Appetizer, cheese, roast

ALCOHOL: 12.5%

Château Montrose

Château Montrose which overlooks the river, covers 95 hectares on a single farm which provides best wines of its category. As the vineyard is borded by a river and therefore provides excellent conditions for the winegrowing. Furthermore it is based on a soil composed of gravel and deep slopes....

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Reviews

Highlighted review about 2008 Château Montrose

Posted on at 09.07

4/5

Château Montrose 2008

Saint-Estèphe red lady Montrose 2008 - Bordeaux France.

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Anonymous

Posted on at 10.02

4.5 /5

Château Montrose 2008

4.5

Posted on at 05.11

3.5 /5

Château Montrose 2008 is attractive

Posted on at 04.46

4 /5

Château Montrose 2008

Regular rainy episodes and very mild temperatures characterize the year 2008 during which we distinguish all the same some hot and sunny episodes, especially at the beginning of flowering (mid-June) and the veraison (end-July)

Once again this year, Montrose's unique terroir has helped fight against pest pressure, thanks to the draining capacities of its soils of serious associated with the permanent air current that sweeps and dries the vineyard
The happy consequence of this collaboration between the benefits of the terroir and the work of man (prophylactic measures and work in green) is the quality of the manna at the approach of maturity; maturity that, from the beginning of September, we could wait with serentié, in order to harvest a raw material of quality
Harvest and vinification The macerations lasted 18 to 21 days.

Posted on at 14.59

4 /5

Château Montrose 2008

É completamente opaco, roxo escuro, muito maduro no nariz e com alto extrato. Com uma acidez com um equilíbrio adorável, é na verdade um vinho bastante elegante. Feito a partir de 65% Cabernet Sauvignon e 29% Merlot.

Posted on at 05.04

4 /5

Château Montrose 2008

- Very dark wine red with purple hues
- Intense Cabernet bouquet with notes of tobacco, black peppercorns and blackberry
- Dark wood, very floral, but not immature
- In the extract noble bitter notes, very nice long finish
- Allergens: contains sulfites

Posted on at 04.44

4 /5

Château Montrose 2008

dense color, deep, almost black. complex and still closed Nose: black fruits, spices, chocolate. complex mouth, long, full, powerful, homogeneous: cherry, cocoa, licorice, tobacco brown, prune.

Posted on at 04.49

4 /5

Château Montrose 2008

Château Montrose, 2nd GCC in 1855, vintage 2008 in 75 cl Red wine from Bordeaux in Saint Estèphe

Posted on at 16.12

4 /5

Château Montrose 2008

Second Grand Cru Classé.
The Chateau Montrose, St Estèphe ranked second grand cru covers an area of ​​94 hectares. The harvests were made late because of weather conditions, but the vintage is very successful.

Posted on at 12.03

4 /5

Château Montrose 2008

TASTING NOTES:
Gorgeously sweet black raspberry and black currant fruit intermixed with loamy, earthy, forest floor notes, and a floral component; long, full-bodied finish

VINEYARD: Château Montrose

Posted on at 04.45

4 /5

Château Montrose 2008

Château Montrose produces wines of outstanding quality.
 Its vineyards, planted on a poor gravel soil ferruginous forcing the vines to root deeply, produces wines of incredible concentration.
 The estate is now managed by Jean-Bernard Delmas, who previously exercised his talents to Château Haut-Brion.


  Wine Château Montrose is one of the jewels of the appellation. A deep color, almost opaque, announces a highly concentrated in multiple shades nose. In the mouth the wine is particularly strong with a complexity that only time can reveal in all its dimensions. This concentrated wine is very long aging.
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Reviews about other vintages

Reviews about Château Montrose 2011

Anonymous
Anonymous

4/5

This Second Classified Saint-Estèphe is one of the references in this prestigious appellation.
With the hand of master Jean-Bernard Delmas Castle asserts itself in a precise and elegant style.
The 2011 vintage is characterized by a garnet-colored dress.
His nose is expressive with fruity aromas, spicy smells of mocha and licorice.
His mouth is rich, powerful and accurate with time. It is dense, with imposing tight and velvety tannins. It also elongated and éclatant.Boire or keep: 2023 - 2042
PAIRING: Hare stew of ceps

Reviews about Château Montrose 2007

Guía Peñín
Guía Peñín

4/5

Los Monteros 2007
Peñín Guide 2011 rating
- Tasting notes: Color: cherry, garnet rim. Nose: expressive, ripe fruit,
sweet spices, cocoa bean, new oak. Palate: flavourful, fleshy,
complex.
- Score: 88

Reviews about Château Montrose 2016

Sarah Carter
Sarah Carter

4/5

Montrose Saint-Estèphe 2016
I thought the Montrose Saint-Estèphe would be perfect for a romantic evening.
The red and violet edges were visible for me. Notes of strawberry on the nose. I felt it alive and fresh.
We didn't pair it well, but the wine was good.

Reviews about Château Montrose 2015

Geena Richardson
Geena Richardson

4/5

This red wine is cherry with brown edges. Smell like nuts, like it. It tasted like licorice.
We didn't pair it well, but the wine was good.
A red to drink with that special person.

Reviews about Château Montrose 2014

Albert Green
Albert Green

4/5

It was given to us in a wine tasting stand of red.
Very light flavour. Nice aromas of blackberries in this Petit Verdot. It was harsh in the mouth for a Saint-Estèphe.
We had it as an accompaniment to the main course.

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