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Chateau La Mondotte 2015

$1,920 a case of 3 Magnums (1.5L) | $640 / Unit
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    All Vintages of this wine
    Parker : 94-96 / 100
    J. Suckling : 99 / 100
    Wine Advocate-Parker :
    The 2015 La Mondotte is a blend of 85% Merlot and 15% Cabernet Franc picked on 18 September and 7 October respectively, then aged in 80% new oak after a 33-day vatting. It has a dense, opulent and very concentrated bouquet that is driven by the super-intense Merlot, though as I mention in my accompanying introduction, the alcohol is contained and not at all apparent. The palate is very well balanced with rounded, supple tannin. There is a lot of weight in the mouth here, very focused and intense with blackberry and raspberry fruit, fine mineralité and tension, leading to an almost pixelated finish. This is an impressive La Mondotte for sure, though the 2015 Canon la Gaffeliere might offer more intellect.
    BordeauxSaint-Emilion
    Alcohol
    14.5

    Grape varieties
    Merlot/Cabernet Franc

    Dessert wine
    No

    Environment
    Organic

    Decanter
    94

    J. Robinson
    17

    J. Suckling
    99

    R. Gabriel
    18

    Vinous - A. Galloni
    96

    Wine Spectator
    98

    Country
    France

    Wine certification
    AOC

    Vineyard
    Libournais

    Region
    Bordeaux

    Appellation
    Saint-Emilion

    Color
    Red

    Producer
    Chateau La Mondotte

    Classification
    1er grand cru classé "B"

    Parker
    94-96

    Allergens
    Contains sulfites

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