Tasting Notes Montrose 1999
The black/purple-colored 1999 Montrose offers up notes of pure black fruits intermixed with minerals, smoke, and earth. It is extremely concentrated, surprisingly powerful and dense, with moderate tannin. Its size, strength, and medium to full-bodied personality are atypical for the vintage. Anticipated maturity: 2006-2025.
Tasted at the 1999 horizontal at Bordeaux Index. Again, this has a rather introverted, foursquare nose, tertiary like Calon-Segur, a touch of sandalwood, cigar box, a touch of garrigues (faint hint of white fennel and then