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2005 Troplong Mondot - 750 ml

100
RP

Product ID: 32399-750-AI
Availability: Out of Stock
Vintage: 2005
Format: 750 ml
Color: Red
Country: France
Producer: Troplong Mondot
Rating: 100 RP
Region: Bordeaux
Type of Wine: Bordeaux Red
Varietal: Bordeaux Blend

Description: This estate was justifiably elevated to a Premier Grand Cru Classe in the new St.-Emilion classification thanks to the exceptional efforts of proprietress Christine Valette over the last two decades. The 2005 is one of the monumental wines of the vintage, and may eclipse their prodigious 1990. Inky/blue/purple-colored with an exceptional bouquet of Asian spices, blueberries, blackberries, truffles, cold steel, graphite, and charcoal, it hits the palate with exceptional purity, laser-like precision, a compellingly concentrated, multilayered mouthfeel, a broad, savory texture, terrific acidity, and substantial, but sweet tannins. It lives up to everything it revealed in barrel, and appears set to live for a half century or more. Anticipated maturity: 2018-2050.

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