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Château Troplong Mondot 2009

$521.25 per bottle

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"Troplong Mondot offers a unique style. It’s thick and rich in the mouth, but never heavy. The wine has scents of dark plums, liquorice, blackberries, coffee, spice, dark cherries, stone, chocolate, flowers and blackberry liqueur. More sensuous than elegant on the palate, there is an intensity of flavours, coupled with the ability to age and evolve."

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"Troplong Mondot offers a unique style. It’s thick and rich in the mouth, but never heavy. The wine has scents of dark plums, liquorice, blackberries, coffee, spice, dark cherries, stone, chocolate, flowers and blackberry liqueur. More sensuous than elegant on the palate, there is an intensity of flavours, coupled with the ability to age and evolve."

— The Wine Cellar Insider

Robert Parker
Robert Parker
99 It boasts an inky/purple colour along with a gorgeous bouquet of mocha, chocolate, blackberry and cassis fruit, an unctuous texture, a full-bodied, viscous mouthfeel and a skyscraper-like, multilayered finish. This spectacular wine is nearly overwhelming in its richness, thickness and intensity. Once all its baby fat falls away, the terroir characteristics and additional nuances will emerge. This blockbuster, fabulous Troplong Mondot will benefit from 10-15 years of cellaring and keep for three decades or more. It is not shy either, bouncing over the palate with 15.5% natural alcohol. The 2009 Troplong Mondot will provide plenty of competition for the 2010, 2005 and 2000. It comes closest in style to the prodigious 1990 that proprietress Christine Valette produced 22 years ago. A phenomenal effort, it unquestionably justifies its relatively new Premier Grand Cru St-Émilion status. Readers should keep in mind that the 1990, which probably has lower acidity and not the level of concentration found in the 2009, is drinking incredibly well at age 22 and reveals no signs of falling apart.
Name Château Troplong Mondot
Vintage 2009
Type Rouge / Red
Appellation Saint-Emilion
Classification 1er Grand Cru Classé 'B'
Grape Varieties Merlot; Cabernet Franc
Format 750ml
Average Age of Vines 30 years on average
Production 7,000 cases
Soil Clay over deep limestone
Winemaking Fermentation and maceration in truncated stainless steel vats for 80% of crop. The rest is micro-vinified in 600-litre barrels.
Ageing 24 months in oak barrel (75% new oak)
Website http://www.chateau-troplong-mondot.com/
Food Pairings Duck; Game Animals; Beef
Occasions Romantic Dinner; Celebrations; Business Dinner; Anniversary
When to Drink Enjoy over the next 20 Years