2020 Château Montrose La Dame de Montrose Saint-Estèphe

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Type of Wine Red
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Saint-Esthepe
Winery Château Montrose
Vintage 2020
Grape Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot Petit Verdot
Content (Alc) 0.75 ltr (13%)
Drink window 2025 - 2040
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La Dame de Montrose, made to the same exacting standards as the Feerste wine, from grapes grown in the same vineyard, is the estate's second label. The smooth and silky Merlot generally predominates in the varietal mix. The very pronounced aromas and flavors of red fruits reflect a different expression of the terroir in a distinctive style. Consistently reliable and maturing faster, the wine was created in 1983 as a tribute to Yvonne Charmolüe, who single-handedly ran Château Montrose from 1944 to 1960. Production varies from year to year, but accounts for an average of 40 to 45% of the total production of the Montrose vineyard. Aged for 12 months in 30% new French oak barrels.

The 2020 La Dame de Montrose is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and 50+% Merlot supplemented with Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. The 2020 offers remarkable liveliness and also a good dose of energy. De La Dame is Chateau Montrose's 2nd wine and it has a perfumed, floral and pure bouquet with black cherries, blueberries and violets. On the palate the wine is well balanced with a more luscious texture compared to its colleague Saint Estèphes thanks to the luscious Merlot that is at the heart of this wine. It has commendable energy and is already very approachable and doesn't need decades in the cellar to get ready to drink.

GOOD FACT: It 's worth mentioning that we buy the (Bordeaux) wines directly and never buy them through the intermediary because we don't know all the journeys the wine has made and how it has been treated. The wines come from the cellars of the Chateau directly into our conditioned Warehouse in Dordrecht where all our wines are stored. If you come to pick up the wine, you will also receive a nice discount.

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Type of Wine Red
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Saint-Esthepe
Winery Château Montrose
Grape Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot
Biological certified No
Natural wine No
Vegan No
Vintage 2020
Drinking as of 2025
Drinking till 2040
Alcohol % 13
Alcohol free/low No
Content 0.75 ltr
Oak aging Yes
Sparkling No
Dessert wine No
Closure Cork
Tasting Profiles Complex, Dark fruit, Dry, Aged on wood, Powerful, Mineral, Tannines
Drink moments Indruk maken, Lekker luxe, Open haard
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