Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 91 points: From proprietor Christian Dauriac, this wine, which has a tendency to be very oaky, has evolved nicely, with the oak well-measured and restrained. The color is a dense purple and the wine full-bodied, rich, heady and...
Wine Enthusiast, 90 points: Made in a drier, tarter style than the winery's Russian River bottling, this Chard favors elegance over opulence. It's streamlined and crisp, with subtle notes of green apples, kumquats and honey, gently touched by smoky oak.
jamessuckling.com, 94 points: I love the aromas of minerals, flowers, blackberries and blueberries. Full body with a fabulous texture of polished and integrated tannins. It goes on for minutes. Spicy, subtle fruit and a long and marvelous finish...
Wine Enthusiast, 95 points: (WE93-95 points) Velvet tannins are allied with powerful fruit to create a rich wine with signs of the wood aging that smooth it further. It will be a generous wine that will keep its fine fruitiness for many years.
jamessuckling.com, 93 points: (JS92-93 points) A savory and juicy red with sliced plum and chocolate character. Full body. Yeah.
Wine Spectator, 92 points: Dark in color with impressively rich aromas of blackberry cigar tobacco licorice and spice. Full-bodied with round velvety tannins and a long long finish. Very well done for this producer. Best after 2014. 3665 cases made.
jamessuckling.com, 92 points: Nice fruity nose with blueberries, plums and ripe strawberries. Opens up with some chocolate and cedar. Full and velvety with a nice juicy acidity, pretty fruit and fine tannins. I really like the fruit and hazelnut...
jamessuckling.com, 94 points: (JS93-94 points) This has a very beautiful core of fruit with velvety tannins. Walnut, spice and milk chocolate. Full body, round tannins. Clean and lovely. Almost pure merlot.
jamessuckling.com, 92 points: Aromas of mushrooms and spices with hints of foie gras. Full body with round, velvety tannins and a meat, berry and plum aftertaste. Just opening now.
jamessuckling.com, 94 points: Deep aromas of blueberries spices fresh chanterelles and grapes follow through to a full body with velvety tannins and a spicy finish. Intense and structured. Second wine of Montrose. Try after 2018.
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