2023 Chateau Montlandrie Pre-Arrival Offer
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2023 Chateau Montlandrie Pre-Arrival Offer

Castillon Cotes de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, FRANCE
$46. 99
$563.88 Dozen
Closure: Cork

Other Reviews....
A blend of 55% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc and 25% Cabernet Sauvignon matured 50% in new oak, the 2023 Montlandrie offers up aromas of flowers, wild dark berries and mulberries with a touch of reduction. Medium to full-bodied, dense and rich with a concentrated core of fruit, it’s enrobing and charming with structuring tannins and a long, licorice and smoke-inflected finish. It will offer a broad drinking window. Drink 2025-2040.
90-92 points
Yohan Castaing - Wine Advocate (Apr 27, 2024)

The 2023 Montlandrie sees a change in composition, as a plot of Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon that Noëmie Durantou planted in 2021 enters the blend for the first time. She found the first-pressed wine for the Cabernet Sauvignon impressive, so she also added that to the blend. The result is 55% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc and 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, picked between September 18 and 30 and matured in 50% new oak. This new makeup certainly gives it a different aromatic profile than previous vintages: black cherries, cedar and pencil shavings, very focused, more Left-Bank-meets-Right-Bank in style. The palate is medium-bodied with fine tannins. It’s beautifully structured and judiciously spiced with gentle grip on the finish. Together with Les Cruzelles, these wines represent outstanding value for money. This will certainly age well in bottle. Drink 2027-2047.
92-94 points
Neal Martin - Vinous

Sophisticated for the appellation, with blackberries, hazelnuts and a hint of salt. It's medium-bodied and polished, with refinement and length. Nice energy.
92-93 points
James Suckling

The 2023 Château Montlandrie is a complex blend of 55% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, and the rest Cabernet Franc, and it was brought up in 50% new French oak. A terrific sense of minerality as well as impressive darker cherry and currant fruits, leafy herbs, and spice all define the aromatics, and it's medium-bodied, with a beautifully layered texture and ripe tannins.
90-93 points
Jeb Dunnuck

An attractive aromatic profile ranges from blackberry and cassis to chocolate brownie and floral. The first press of the Cabernet Sauvignon was so impressive that the estate used it for the first time, about 2%, and the impression left is of a wine with fine structure but also savoury, as the blend remains dominated by Merlot. Medium finish, with much class. Drink 2027 - 2040.
93 points
Panos Kakaviatos - Decanter

Tobacco, flowers, spices, cherries, and mint form the aromatic profile. The medium-bodied palate balances between its vibrant energy, and its sweet, and spicy, bright, red fruit side. There is elegance, and length in the red, pit fruit finish. Give it a year or two in the cellar, and enjoy it for 15 or more years. The wine blends 55% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 20% Cabernet Franc. 14.5% ABV. Drink from 2027-2040.
91-93 points
Jeff Leve - The Wine Cellar Insider

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1. There is no minimum order unless stated.
2. All wines are 750ml unless indicated otherwise.
3. Payment is due at the time of ordering to secure stocks.
4. The wines are being collected and shipped in refrigerated containers and are due to arrive in late 2026.
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