The Guide to château Montrose

 

  • The estate

Château Montrose is one of the main wine estates in Saint-Estèphe and produces some of the oldest wines in the Médoc. Montrose was owned by Jean-Louis Charmolue from 1962 to 2006, when it was sold to Martin and Olivier Bouygues, owner of the construction company named after them. The proximity of the estuary ensures a microclimate that protects against frost, and the vines, situated on deep clayey-gravelly soils, benefit from a south-east exposure. Montrose is classified as a 2ème Cru Classé in the 1855 Bordeaux wine classification of the AOC St Estèphe.

 

 

  • The wine

Montrose wine is typically a blend of 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc and is aged in oak barrels (30% new) for 18 months. Montrose wines are traditionally very colourful, austere and powerful when young, but have excellent ageing potential and, at maturity, are the quintessence of the clarets of St Estèphe.

 

  • The best vintages of Château Montrose

Here are a few bottles of Château Montrose. These are vintages that have been highly rated by the top tasters at The Wine Advocate (Parker) and The Wine Spectator. Here's a glimpse of some of them.

Best vintages of Château Montrose: 1989, 1990, 2009, 2010, 2003, 2016, 1947, 2017, 2018.

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Château Montrose
Red2004 Bordeaux Saint-estèphe
92/100 Wine SpectatorWS
92/100 Robert ParkerRP
Price94

5 in stock

Château Montrose 2003
Red2003 Bordeaux Saint-estèphe
96/100 Wine SpectatorWS
98/100 Robert ParkerRP
Price185

10 in stock

Château Montrose 2014
Red2014 Bordeaux Saint-estèphe
95/100 Wine SpectatorWS
96/100 Robert ParkerRP
Price132

4 in stock

Château Montrose
Red2015 Bordeaux Saint-estèphe
92/100 Wine SpectatorWS
95/100 Robert ParkerRP
Price152

4 in stock

Château Montrose
Red2012 Bordeaux Saint-estèphe
92/100 Wine SpectatorWS
93/100 Robert ParkerRP
Price88
Regular price 108

10 in stock