Owned by the brothers Martin and Olivier Bouygues since 2006, Chateau Montrose is an iconic reference among fine Saint-Estephe wines. This 1855 Second Cru Classe watches over one of the most beautiful terroirs of the Medoc appellation. Today, as in the past, Chateau Montrose stands out due to the quality of its wines, its style and its distinctiveness, making this property a key estate with a woldwide reputation.
Situated in an exceptional location, considered as one of the finest terroirs in the Bordeaux region, the Chateau Montrose vineyard covers 95 hectares of vines. This vast single-block vineyard is a rarity on a terroir considered as an "elite core". Situated not far from the Gironde estuary, Chateau Montrose’s vineyard is planted on gravel terraces mixed with sand on the surface, while the subsoil is clayey.
Cabernet Sauvignon (68%)
Petit Verdot (3%).
Clear and brilliant, this wine is a beautiful ruby color.
Fresh and minty, the nose combines fruity (raspberry) and toasted fragrances with subtle notes of caramel.
A lively and precise attack is followed by a structured and balanced palate. The palate is seductive due to this wine’s firm expression, its liquorice notes and its silky and elegant tannins.