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  • Montrose - Saint Estephe 2005 750ml

Montrose - Saint Estephe 2005 750ml

341 SGD
Country
France
Region
Bordeaux
Vintage
2005
Type
Red Wine
Format
750ml
Rating
Robert Parker 98
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Description

The 2005 Montrose continues to show brilliantly, unwinding in the glass with notes of blackcurrant, red fruits, loamy soil, black truffles and cigar ash. Full-bodied, deep and concentrated, it's still brooding and tannic, with lively acids and an imposing chassis of structuring—and artery-cleansing—extract. Still an adolescent, it's one of the last unrepentantly old-school vintages of Montrose, and Médoc purists couldn't own enough. While this remains a very youthful wine, it is now apparent that the 2005 will, at maturity, surpass the 1989 and 1990.

Character
Body
 
Light Bold
Taste
 
Dry Sweet
Aromatics
 
Reserved Intense
  • Berries
    Flavours may include:
    Blackberry, Raspberry, Strawberry
  • Dried Fruits
    Flavours may include:
    Prune, Fig, Raisin
  • Tea
    Flavours may include:
    Eucalyptus, Mint, Jasmine
  • Toast
    Flavours may include:
    Toast, Coffee, Smoke
  • Woody
    Flavours may include:
    Cigar, Oak, Pine, Wet Woods
  • Spice
    Flavours may include:
    Black Pepper, Cinnamon, Liquorice
Pivēne's Words
Two centuries of history and wine making excellence
Pivēne's Words
Drink Guide
Appreciating wine can be enhanced even further if its stored and served correctly.

Wine, for the most part, is a peculiar beverage and everything form the way the bottle is stored, to the way its opened; the way the cork is pulled, the decanter thats used and the glass its served in, can have an immense effect on the outcome.

The sommeliers of PIVENE recommend the following for how to get the best out of this wine;

How to Enjoy

Glassware
Bordeaux
Serving Temperature
16°C to 18°C
Decant Time
60 Minutes and More
Decant Type
Medium and Broad
Food Pairings
Beef
Cuisine Recommendations
French

Montrose - Saint Estephe 2005 750ml

341 SGD

Montrose - Saint Estephe 2005 750ml

341 SGD

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