Chateau Monbousquet 1997

Bordeaux Red Blends from St-Emilion, Bordeaux, France

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Item No. 14102
  • red wine
  • collectible wine
  • RP92
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2006
  • RP92
  • ST91
  • WS89
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Winemaker's Notes

"Readers may want to take a look at this dark purple-colored wine. This is undeniably sexy juice, with a deep purple color, and a pronounced smoky nose exhibiting gobs of blackberry fruit intermixed with cherries and minerals. Full-bodied, with low acidity, and a plush, velvety-textured finish, this is a Bordeaux made expressly for lovers of hedonistic wines. Anticipated maturity: now-2012."
-Wine Advocate

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Chateau Monbousquet's origin goes back to 1540. The chateau has changed hands many times throughout the year, but there were two very significant periods in its history. From 1682 to 1826, Monbousquet was owned by the De Carles family. The chateau itself was built in 1779, and its fame grew in the 19th Century, under the short ownership of Count de Vassal-Monviel. The Count owned...

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Learn About St-Emilion

(saint eh-meel-YOHN) Medieval Village, Modern Wine A region named after the charming, quaint historical town in Bordeaux, St-Émilion is situated on the right bank of Bordeaux. It's grapes of choice are Merlot and Cabernet Franc (called Bouchet on the right bank). The region has its own classification system, updated and revised every few years. Two of the hottest chateaux...

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Learn About Bordeaux Red Blends

Bordeaux Blends The Fab Five With so much history under its belt, it's no wonder that Bordeaux has figured out the recipe to produce amazing wines. Centuries of making (and drinking) wine led to the blend that has become synonomous with Bordeaux. Winemakers in the New World replicate this formula to create successful blends in their respective regions - you may see Bordeaux blends...

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