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2020 Montrose

By Chateau Montrose

The 2020 Montrose from Chateau Montrose, St-Estephe, Bordeaux

The 2020 Montrose from Chateau Montrose proclaims its pedigree with a brazen elegance that is poised to seduce the astute collector. Such was the anticipation for this vintage, it heralds not only the ingenuity of its vignerons but also the generosity of a remarkable year in St-Estephe.

 

Investing in Red Elegance: The Rise of a Contender

No stranger to those with discerning tastes and vivid interest in fine clarets, the 2020 Montrose has generated palpable excitement amongst investors and connoisseurs alike. This is a wine that unassumingly stands shoulder to shoulder with the opulent vintages of decades past, its price-to-quality ratio making it one of the most intriguing investment prospects of recent times.

 

A Year Etched by Nature's Hand

The climatic ballet that shaped Bordeaux's 2020 vintage bore witness to nature's grandeur. A mild winter gave way to a cool spring, painting complexity into every grape cluster through a growing season marked by dry periods punctuated with timely rains. It was against this backdrop that Chateau Montrose harvested grapes which transmuted into a symphony of structured tannins and fresh acidity, ensuring an ageing potential that whispers promise into the ears of those patient enough to wait.

On the palate, 2020 Montrose brandishes a deep garnet hue, offering an olfactory tapestry woven with dark fruit and earthy whispers. Black cherries and cassis nudge against hints of tobacco and violet, while judicious oak usage adds a subtle whisper of spice and toast — an alluring chorus embellishing this St-Estephe’s stoic structure.

 

Summarisation for Sophistication

In summation, the 2020 Montrose from Chateau Montrose is ripe for investment consideration. It is, quite simply, an exquisite example of what nature bestowed upon St-Estephe in 2020 – a vintage nuanced by the benevolence of the elements and sculpted by a chateau steadfast in its pursuit of winemaking excellence. Enthusiasts seeking to add lustre to their cellars with a wine that promises gradual maturity and graceful evolution will find solace and excitement in equal measure within this bottle.

Current market price

$2,680.00

12x75cl

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