Described by James Suckling as one of the best young Montrose in a long, long time. We agree. This is succulent, yet structured, and has all the firm, chewy tannins that help balance out the brooding core of fruit. Cassis and mulberry madness laid back in an old leather recliner. A perfect wine to introduce yourself to some of the best of Bordeaux without sacrificing the wallet.
The deep garnet-purple colored 2015 Montrose opens with broody black fruits, menthol and anise notes with a core of cassis, blueberries and mulberries plus a touch of cedar chest. The medium-bodied mouth is firm and chewy with a good core of muscular fruit and a long, earthy finish.
Intensity and clarity of fruit is so insane. Blackberries, spices such as cloves, blueberries, sandalwood and dried lavender. Full body and such a beautiful, dense center palate with perfectly polished tannins. Extremely long and beautiful. One of the best young Montroses in a long, long time.