Troplong Mondot 1998
Tasting Notes Troplong Mondot 1998
A fabulous effort, this sleeper of the vintage may turn out to be the finest Troplong-Mondot since the 1990. The black/purple-colored 1998 exhibits floral, blueberry, blackberry, licorice, vanillin, and truffle-like aromas (or is it charcoal/graphite?). Dense, full-bodied, and pure, yet extremely fresh and elegant, this beautifully focused wine needs 3-5 years of cellaring. Anticipated maturity: 2005-2025.
The '98 Troplong has a deep colour with little signs of ageing. The nose is rich and opulent with glossy ripe dark cherries, creme de cassis and a hint of mushroom