Efterhånden legendarisk andenvin fra 2. Cru slottet, Chateau Montrose. Udråbt af Decanter til 104-points andenvinenen, er dette den bedste Dame, Montrose nogensinde har fremtryllet. Stor fylde og opulence med St. Estephes landlige rusticitet, stald, blyant og dybe solbærfrugt. Drik nu og to årtier frem.
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104 points, Andrew Jefford:
Its RP score is 94 (his sensible advice is “to buy in abundant quantities”, the only drawback being that it costs 47€ a bottle). I don’t doubt that the score of 94 is spot-on against its 2010 left-bank cohort – but I’m also sure that it is much, much better than any other 94-point wine I’ve drunk in the last five years.
It thus needs, I judge, a correction factor of something like 1.11 – or, put differently, if all the other 94-point wines I’ve sampled have been correctly assessed, then La Dame de Montrose 2010 deserves 104 points. Indeed whenever I taste great Bordeaux, it often seems to me that it should be scored in a different way to other wines – it’s just better. (Great Bordeaux, note – not all the dry, dreary, over-oaked and under-wined ones.) This is obviously a function of my personal pantheon and you may feel the same way about Burgundy, or Mosel Riesling, or Argentine Malbec or whatever your bag is – though market prices suggest that more people probably feel this way about Bordeaux than about any other wine.
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94 points Robert Parker
One of the best second wines, and possibly the best since the 1990 is the 2010 La Dame de Montrose. This represents 36% of the production and is a blend of two grapes - 64% Cabernet Sauvignon and 36% Merlot. A superb second wine, opulent and substantively textured, it shares more in common with a flamboyant, exuberant year such as 2009 than most 2010s. Dense purple, its oodles of fruit, luxurious mouthfeel and terrific finish make it a sleeper of the vintage. It's a wine to buy in abundant quantities and drink over the next 10-15+ years.
93 points James Suckling
93 points Tim Atkin MW:
64% Cabernet Sauvignon, 36% Merlot, 36% of total production. Very deep crimson. Lovely scented top note and then sumptuously round texture. Fresh and lively with good muscles. Excellent balance and really very flattering without being overripe or sweet. It finishes dry and minerally. Fine skinned. Really a very fine wine indeed - well done! Provided you don't mind a lack of flesh in the middle... 13.7%
|Område||St. Estephe, Bordeaux|
|Drue||Cabernet sauvignon og merlot|
|Stil||Tør, kraftig og kompleks|
|Passer til||Rødt kød, vildt|
|Anmeldelser||94 RP 93 JS 93 WE "104 Decanter"|