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Troplong Mondot 2004

Label
RegionBordeaux
SubregionSt Emilion
ColourRed
TypeStill
Grape VarietyMerlot/Cabernet Sauvignon

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Colour Region Vintage Wine Size Qty Units Price IB GBP Per Score
Bordeaux2004Troplong MondotBT1 \ 012695.001289 RP1277.22222133333389.0089.00Troplong Mondot0.7510
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Tasting Notes

Sweet cherry, white chocolate, black currant, and crushed rock-like characteristics are present in this medium-bodied St.-Emilion. Excellent richness, spicy tannin, and hints of underbrush and herbs in the finish result in an excellent rather than brilliant Troplong-Mondot that must take a back seat to their other-worldly 2005 and impressively endowed 2006. Give it 2-4 years, and it could have outstanding potential.

89
Robert Parker, Wine Advocate (171), June 2007

Floral, with aromas of blackberry, plum and toasted oak. Full-bodied and chewy, with slightly extracted tannins that should come around in the bottle. A chunky wine.

89/91
James Suckling, Wine Spectator (April 05), April 2005

Deep crimson, very very rich and charming on the nose with lovely balance. Lots of pleasure here. Could be drunk over a long period I think. Still quite dry finish. Good balance though.Date tasted 16th Oct 06.Drink 2009-2020

17
Jancis Robinson MW, JancisRobinson.com, December 2006
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While it has closed down since last year, the impressively endowed 2004 Troplong Mondot displays a saturated blue/purple color along with hints of smoke, chocolate, espresso roast, plums, and black cherries. This extracted, powerful, tannic effort will need 5-6 years of bottle age, and should last until 2025.

89/91
Robert Parker, Wine Advocate (165), June 2006

Another terrific effort from charming proprietress Christine Valette, the dense blue/purple-hued 2004 Troplong Mondot displays a striking nose of acacia flowers intermixed with crushed rocks, black currants, cherries, blueberries, and raspberries. This layered, structured, backward, but enormously well-endowed 2004 is a marvelous demonstration of how to produce an elegant as well as substantially flavored wine. It will need 2-3 years of cellaring, and should keep until 2020.

92/94
Robert Parker, Wine Advocate (158), April 2005

Very deep crimson. Low key nose more fruit and veg than mineral or meat. Round and silky textured. Well made. Very sophisticated with a light touch. Gentle and well balanced. All in place and unusually persistent. Drink 2012-20

17
Jancis Robinson MW, JancisRobinson.com (April 05), April 2005
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