2011 Troplong Mondot, 12x750ml

2011 Troplong Mondot, 12x750ml

Availability: 4 weeks

Case size: 12 / Bottle size: 750ml

Duty Status
From £766.00

Critics Score: 95

Publication: Robert Parker

Drinking Dates: 2014 - 2034

The brilliant 2011 Troplong Mondot is one of the superstars of the vintage. The final blend was 89% Merlot, 9% Cabernet Sauvignon and 2% Cabernet Franc, and the wine tips the scales at 14.5% alcohol. Its opaque blue/purple, nearly black color is followed by aromas of blueberry liqueur interwoven with black raspberries, blackberries, licorice, camphor and forest floor. Among the most complete wines of the vintage, with no hollowness, astringency or herbaceousness, this is a tour de force in a challenging vintage. Some tannins are noticeable, but this 2011 is already approachable and should provide delicious, complex drinking over the next two decades. Bravo! It was with great sadness and grief that I learned of proprietor Christine Valette’s passing on March 29, 2014 at entirely too young an age.
2011 Troplong Mondot, 12x750ml