Owned by the brothers Martin and Olivier Bouygues since 2006, Château Montrose is an iconic reference among fine Saint-Estèphe wines. This 1855 Second Cru Classé watches over one of the most beautiful terroirs of the Médoc appellation. Today, as in the past, Château Montrose stands out due to the quality of its wines, its style and its distinctiveness, making this property a key estate with a woldwide reputation.
Situated in an exceptional location, considered as one of the finest terroirs in the Bordeaux region, the Château Montrose vineyard covers 95 hectares of vines. This vast single-block vineyard is a rarity on a terroir considered as an "elite core". Situated not far from the Gironde estuary, Château Montrose’s vineyard is planted on gravel terraces mixed with sand on the surface, while the subsoil is clayey.
Cabernet Sauvignon (68%)
Petit Verdot (3%).
Clear and brilliant, this wine is a beautiful ruby colour.
Fresh and minty, the nose combines fruity (raspberry) and toasted fragrances with subtle notes of caramel.
A lively and precise attack is followed by a structured and balanced palate. The palate is seductive due to this wine’s firm expression, its liquorice notes and its silky and elegant tannins.