Montrose was created in the 18th century by Alexandre de Segur, a chap with a rather nifty portfolio of properties that included Mouton, Lafite and Latour. In the early 19th century Montrose was just one part of the Calon Ségur estate. The owner sold Calon Ségur, but retained the Montrose component, fully planting the vineyard and building the chateau that is on site today. The property changed hands several times, developed and grew and was latterly sold in 2006 to the Bouygues brothers. They added Tronquoy Lalande to their stable shortly thereafter and hired senior Bordeaux figures. They also spent heavily on renovations: €55 million at last count. It is now more environmentally sound...and boasts an ultrasonic hail cannon to protect the vineyard during the growing season.
Case of 6 Bottles
price shown is under bond
duty paid price: £646.07
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Very pretty colour. And the nose is a complex mix of violet flowers, blackcurrants and minerals, so pure and transparent. Hint of the Havana humidor here. This enters the mouth cool and a touch creamy. It quickly becomes mineral and minerally fresh. There's great level sustain to be found here. Very, very long indeed. This is a wonderful limestone fresh thing of steady, even grip and swelling intensity. Fabulous and very beautiful example.
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