Region: Saint-Émilion, Bordeaux - France
Grapes: 90% Merlot, 8% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2% Cabernet Franc.
Color: Deep garnet-purple
Scents: Redolent of warm plums, blackberry tart and blueberry pie with suggestions of underbrush, bay leaves, cedar chest and lavender plus a waft of baking spices.
Palate: Full-bodied and full-throttle in the mouth, the palate is decadently packed with a solid core of black and blue fruit layers, supported with firm, grainy tannins and finishing with loads of spicy layers.
Second wine of the famous Premier Grand Cru Classé de Saint-Émilion in a great vintage.
The second wine of the estate, the Mondot cuvée is an introduction to the style of the estate's great wine.
Wine Advocate 89 Pts