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Chateau Troplong Mondot Grand Cru Classe 2009


As most of you probably know by now, 2009 was and is still heralded as one of the greatest Bordeaux vintages of all time. There was perfection everywhere you looked in this special vintage.

The cream always rises to the top which is why this premier grand cru class in Saint-Emilion added to their amazing legacy with a complex, precise and elegant Right Bank beauty.

A perfect 100 points from wine critic Jeb Dunnuck, another 99 points from Robert Parker, Jr. Parker called it a “blockbuster, fabulous Troplong Mondot”, his counterpart called this one “Pure perfection in a glass.” I only have a few bottles of this special and epic 2009 release. Don’t miss em!

Only 5 left in stock

Expert Reviews

100 Points, Jeb Dunnuck
Pure perfection in a glass, the incredible 2009 Troplong Mondot offers off the chart notes of blackcurrants, licorice, truffles and saddle leather that just soar from the glass. This is a big, ripe, incredibly sexy wine that hits the palate with a huge texture, building, ripe tannin, no weight, and a finish that just won’t quit. Utterly brilliant stuff, it’s slightly more approachable than the 2005, but both of these vintages play in the same style. Drink bottles anytime over the coming two to three decades. Bravo!

99 Points, Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate
It boasts an inky/purple color along with a gorgeous bouquet of mocha, chocolate, blackberry and cassis fruit, an unctuous texture, a full-bodied, viscous mouthfeel and a skyscraper-like, multilayered finish. This spectacular wine is nearly overwhelming in its richness, thickness and intensity. Once all its baby fat falls away, the terroir characteristics and additional nuances will emerge. This blockbuster, fabulous Troplong Mondot will benefit from 10-15 years of cellaring and keep for three decades or more.

99 Points, Lisa Perotti-Brown
The 2009 Troplong Mondot has a deep garnet color. It prances out with showy notions of black cherry compote, boysenberry preserves, and candied violets, leading to a core of plum preserves, molten licorice, dark chocolate, and spearmint, with a touch of coast-iron pan. The full-bodied palate is so, so dense with firm, beautifully ripe, rounded tannins and exhilarating tension, finishing so, so long and achingly perfumed. Incredible.