The bouquet is a plethora of cooking spice, fruit, and dare I say roses! Whatever you may find, it'll be lovely and aromatic.
A near full bodied wine with noticeable acidity and layers of tannin, this "Big Red' carries a bounty of plum, black currant, blueberry, and other dark fruits, with hints of dry herbs, mint, and coffee.
The finish is never-ending and trails spicy.
The varietals are 60% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Franc, and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, with 14% alcohol.
Just a quick note on drinking these wines very young: some will tell you to give this wine ten years to mature, and I bought a few of these so as to try them as they age, but since the reputed "tightness" of this wine was not bothersome (renders this wine even more promising) to me, and if layers of velvety tannin is something you view as a plus, then drinking this wine will be enjoyed now and for sometime to come.
Chateau Monbousquet 2009 Saint Emilion Revisited Nearly Three Years Later
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