Bordeaux Chateaux

Marquis de Mons, Margaux 2012

R425

Silky and gentle tannins are met with a well-rounded profile, a great introduction to Margaux

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Description

Description

 

Additional information

Additional information

Curated Selection

Bestsellers, Second Wines

Grape Variety

Bordeaux Blend, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Other Varietals

Producer

Bordeaux Chateaux

Product Type

Red Wine

Vintage

2012

Wine Group

Boutique

Wine Occasion

Casual Entertainment, Formal Entertainment

Wine Region

Bordeaux, Bordeaux – Left Bank

Critics Top Rating

90 points

Story

Story

Marquis de Mons is the second wine of Chateau La Tour de Mons, Classified as Cru Bourgeois yet recognized as a great value Margaux. Since the 1990’s, a major renovation program has been implemented by the new owners. Everything is
done to produce a classic wine, elegant and pure and fully respectful of this great terroir of Margaux

Specifications

Specifications

Soil – 48 hectares, average 31 years old

Blend – 58% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2% Petit Verdot

Winemaking – carefully sorted at the winery. Fermentation is carried out in stainless steel tanks allowing slow fermentation at low temperature. The wine ages 12 months in French Oak Barrels, 40% of which are new.

Tasting Notes

Tasting Notes

This crimson colored wine shows aromas of strawberry, raspberry and violet on the nose. The palate, full and rounded, reveals a remarkable balance, supported by good acidity which gives it freshness. And indulgent wine, easy to drink, characterized by its good balance.

Critic Ratings

Critic Ratings

James Suckling – 90 points

13 Feb, 2017 – Plums and dried fruit with fresh-herb undertones. Medium body, fine tannins and a juicy finish. Drink now or hold.

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