Chateau Troplong Mondot 2006

€ 89,00 (ex Vat)
107,69 (in Vat)
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Classification Cru Classe
Type Red
Brand Chateau Troplong Mondot
Vintage 2006
Country France
Region Bordeaux, St. Emilion
Volume 0,75
Condition perfect
Label Perfect
Drinkable 2010-2030
Stock 4

Professionele reviews

BOW (8+)

Parker (93)

The 2006 is a marvelous effort from proprietress Christine Valette. Displaying a saturated blue/purple hue, a beautiful perfume of blackberries, violets, charcoal, and subtle pain grille, upfront fruit, a seamless integration of acidity, tannin, and alcohol, and a multilayered palate, it is not quite as good as the virtually perfect 2005, but it is an outstanding claret to drink between 2012-2030. This is the first vintage where Madame Valette could label her wine as a St.-Emilion premier grand cru classe ... well, we all thought so until the new classification was challenged in court by several mediocre St.-Emilion estates that were justifiably demoted. Thus, for now, a Bordeaux judge has “suspended” the new hierarchy.

Winespectator / James Suckling (91)

Coffee, cedar, blackberry and tobacco aromas follow through to a tight, powerful palate. This is full yet very reserved, with silky, polished tannins