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Chateau Montrose

Saint Estèphe

Location: Chateau Montrose is found in the heart of Saint Estèphe, sloping down from the primary ridge to the majestic Gironde.

Size: 160 acres producing 25,000 bottles per year.

Classification: Chateau Montrose was rated as a Second Growth in the Classification of 1855

Vineyard: 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc.

Vinification: Rigorously applied classic methods, with 22 months of aging in oak.

History: Founded early in the 19th century, Montrose has belonged to the Charmolue family for nearly 100 years. The beautiful, unified block of vineyard has produced one of the Bordeaux's most consistent and respected wines for 150 years.

Style: Considered one of the top Saint Estèphe, Montrose is prized for its classic Claret style, big fruit and full well structured taste.

Food: Serve with grilled meats and game.

Second Wine:  La Dame de Montrose