Montrose 1990

Current Market Price: £6,204.00 / 12x75cl
Chateau Montrose, Montrose, 1990

Tasting Notes Montrose 1990

95

Although undeniably this is an impressive Chateau Montrose, I would swap it any day for the 1989! The nose is backward at first before developing scents of tobacco, cedar and asphalt. The palate is just huge, incredibly concentrated with muscular tannins, huge grip and layers of black fruits. But it is a wine that ticks all the boxes if you seek dimension, less if you seek poise and tension, whilst it tends to dominate any dish foolish enough to compete. Is that what wine is for? An outstanding achievement in terms of pushing the envelope of the vineyard, but that does not necessarily mean an enjoyable drinking experience. Drink 2020-2050. Tasted July 2007.

Neal Martin
Wine Journal Mar 2008
100

I have had the 1990 Montrose on four separate occasions over the last several months, and I have consistently rated it either 99 or 100. Three of the bottles came from my cellar, and one was tasted at the chateau. None of them revealed any brett, which is not the case with bottles that were exposed to heat, or had bad storage issues. The wine remains a blockbuster, an inky/ruby/purple-colored effort revealing stunning concentration, amazingly high glycerin, and abundant amounts of sweet black fruits intermixed with notions of earth and spice. It is a fleshy, full-bodied St.-Estephe with atypically high amounts of fatness and fruit extract, but it is settling down nicely and seems set for another 2-3 decades of longevity. Many have felt the 1989 Montrose is better, and it is getting closer to meriting a three digit score, but it remains more tannic and backward. Release price: ($350.00/case)

Robert Parker Jr
Wine Advocate #183 Jun 2009

Montrose Pricing

Wine Vintage Producer Market price Unit size
Montrose 2018 Chateau Montrose POA 12x75cl
Montrose 2017 Chateau Montrose £950.00 12x75cl
Montrose 2017 Chateau Montrose £575.00 6x75cl
Montrose 2015 Chateau Montrose £1,040.00 12x75cl
Montrose 2015 Chateau Montrose £520.00 6x75cl
Montrose 2014 Chateau Montrose £925.00 12x75cl
Montrose 2014 Chateau Montrose £475.00 6x75cl
Montrose 2013 Chateau Montrose £615.00 12x75cl
Montrose 2012 Chateau Montrose £660.00 12x75cl
Montrose 2011 Chateau Montrose £700.00 12x75cl
Montrose 2010 Chateau Montrose £1,750.00 12x75cl
Montrose 2010 Chateau Montrose £875.00 6x75cl
Montrose 2009 Chateau Montrose £2,120.00 12x75cl
Montrose 2009 Chateau Montrose £1,050.00 6x75cl
Montrose 2008 Chateau Montrose £750.00 12x75cl
Montrose 2007 Chateau Montrose £775.00 12x75cl
Montrose 2006 Chateau Montrose £788.00 12x75cl
Montrose 2005 Chateau Montrose £1,176.00 12x75cl
Montrose 2005 Chateau Montrose £580.00 6x75cl
Montrose 2004 Chateau Montrose £800.00 12x75cl
Montrose 2003 Chateau Montrose £1,700.00 12x75cl
Montrose 2003 Chateau Montrose £900.00 6x75cl
Montrose 2002 Chateau Montrose £767.00 12x75cl
Montrose 2001 Chateau Montrose £1,080.00 12x75cl
Montrose 2000 Chateau Montrose £1,390.00 12x75cl
Montrose 1999 Chateau Montrose £820.00 12x75cl
Montrose 1998 Chateau Montrose £1,040.00 12x75cl
Montrose 1997 Chateau Montrose £840.00 12x75cl
Montrose 1996 Chateau Montrose £1,628.00 12x75cl
Montrose 1995 Chateau Montrose £1,320.00 12x75cl
Montrose 1990 Chateau Montrose £6,204.00 12x75cl
Montrose 1989 Chateau Montrose £4,323.00 12x75cl
Montrose 1986 Chateau Montrose £1,200.00 12x75cl
Montrose 1982 Chateau Montrose £2,400.00 12x75cl