2008 Bellevue Mondotte, 12x750ml

2008 Bellevue Mondotte, 12x750ml

Availability: 4 weeks

Case size: 12 / Bottle size: 750ml

Duty Status
From £886.00

Critics Score: 95+

Publication: Robert Parker

An extraordinary effort in this vintage, this 2008 was made from lower yields than the 2010 (the 2008's equaled 20 hectoliters per hectare) and is a blend of 90% Merlot and equal parts Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon that came in at 14% natural alcohol. Michel Rolland has been the consultant for all the Perse estates since their acquisition, and the 2008's fruit was harvested very late, October 20. The result is a backward, dense purple-colored wine revealing a crushed rock-like liqueur along with highly extracted, massive flavors of black currants, sweet cherries, licorice and toast. This full-bodied effort requires 5-6 years of bottle age and should last for 25-30 years.
2008 Bellevue Mondotte, 12x750ml