Montrose 2010

Cult Wines Price: £1,900.00 / 12x75cl
Cult Wines Price: £950.00 / 6x75cl
Chateau Montrose, Montrose, 2010

Tasting Notes Montrose 2010

100

This is considered to be among the greatest vintages ever made in Montrose, right up with the 1929, 1945, 1947, 1959, 1961, 1989, 1990 and 2009. Harvest was October 15 to 17. The wine has really come on since I last tasted it, and it needs at least another 10 years of cellaring. The blend was 53% Cabernet Sauvignon, 37% Merlot, 9% Cabernet Franc and 1% Petit Verdot. The wine is opaque black/blue, with an incredible nose of blueberry and blackberry liqueur, with hints of incense, licorice, and acacia flowers. Tannins are incredibly sweet and very present. The wine is full-bodied, even massive, with great purity, depth and a finish that goes on close to a minute. This is a 50- to 75-year-old wine that will repay handsomely those with good aging genes. (Note: The Chateau Montrose website gives an aging potential of 2020-2100.)

Robert Parker Jr
Wine Advocate #194 May 2011
97

A perfumed and pure Montrose, with lots of currants, berries and spices that evolve to chocolate and light coffee. Full body, with super racy tannins and bright and clean finish. Very fine and structured. A balance and freshness to it all as well as beautiful form and tension. Try in 2018.

James Suckling
jamessuckling.com, November 14th 2013
96+

The Chateau Montrose has a dense, broody bouquet with tarry black fruit, cedar and a touch of pencil shavings. It speaks of Saint Estephe but with a Pauillac accent. The palate is medium-bodied with bold, firm, almost obdurate tannins. This is a very classic Montrose, strict and focused, broody with dry tannins and plenty of tertiary black fruit that linger long in the mouth. Think. Long. Term. Tasted November 2012.

Neal Martin
Wine Journal Mar 2013

Montrose Pricing

Wine Vintage Producer Market price Unit size
Montrose 2017 Chateau Montrose £1,025.00 12x75cl
Montrose 2017 Chateau Montrose £590.00 6x75cl
Montrose 2015 Chateau Montrose £1,100.00 12x75cl
Montrose 2014 Chateau Montrose £948.00 12x75cl
Montrose 2013 Chateau Montrose £630.00 12x75cl
Montrose 2012 Chateau Montrose £694.00 12x75cl
Montrose 2011 Chateau Montrose £600.00 12x75cl
Montrose 2010 Chateau Montrose £1,900.00 12x75cl
Montrose 2010 Chateau Montrose £950.00 6x75cl
Montrose 2009 Chateau Montrose £2,258.00 12x75cl
Montrose 2009 Chateau Montrose £1,105.00 6x75cl
Montrose 2008 Chateau Montrose £810.00 12x75cl
Montrose 2007 Chateau Montrose £700.00 12x75cl
Montrose 2006 Chateau Montrose £840.00 12x75cl
Montrose 2005 Chateau Montrose £1,300.00 12x75cl
Montrose 2004 Chateau Montrose £780.00 12x75cl
Montrose 2003 Chateau Montrose £1,720.00 12x75cl
Montrose 2002 Chateau Montrose £830.00 12x75cl
Montrose 2001 Chateau Montrose £1,050.00 12x75cl
Montrose 2000 Chateau Montrose £1,400.00 12x75cl
Montrose 1999 Chateau Montrose £960.00 12x75cl
Montrose 1998 Chateau Montrose £1,163.00 12x75cl
Montrose 1997 Chateau Montrose £792.00 12x75cl
Montrose 1996 Chateau Montrose £1,580.00 12x75cl
Montrose 1995 Chateau Montrose £1,257.00 12x75cl
Montrose 1990 Chateau Montrose £5,995.00 12x75cl
Montrose 1989 Chateau Montrose £4,320.00 12x75cl
Montrose 1986 Chateau Montrose £1,020.00 12x75cl
Montrose 1982 Chateau Montrose £2,100.00 12x75cl