1996 Mondotte, La Bordeaux Blend
Bordeaux Blend - 750ML

  • WA 97
  • IWC 91

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WA 97
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, April 1999
An amazing wine...a super-star...amazing for both its appellation and the vintage revealing a remarkable level of richness profound concentration and integrated tannin. The thick purple color suggests a wine of... An amazing wine...a super-star...amazing for both its appellation and the vintage revealing a remarkable level of richness profound concentration and integrated tannin. The thick purple color suggests a wine of extraordinary extract and richness. This super-concentrated wine offers a spectacular nose of roasted coffee licorice blueberries and black currants intermixed with smoky new oak. It possesses full body a multidimensional layered personality with extraordinary depth of fruit a seamless texture amazing viscosity and a long 45-second finish. The tannin is sweet and well-integrated...
IWC 91
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, June 1999
Black ruby. Slightly high-toned aromas of raspberry, minerals and toffee. Extroverted, sweet and powerful in the mouth, with superb density for the vintage. Finishes with huge but well-distributed tannins. This is 100%... Black ruby. Slightly high-toned aromas of raspberry, minerals and toffee. Extroverted, sweet and powerful in the mouth, with superb density for the vintage. Finishes with huge but well-distributed tannins. This is 100% merlot, while the '97 and '98 include 20%-25% cabernet franc; von Neipperg says he picked the cab franc too early in '96 and found it too rustic to include in the blend. 91+
Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region St Emilion
Vintage 1996