The 2018 Chateau Monbrison is a a wine with a superb deep purple colour with ruby tints and a rich and ample bouquet, full of black fruit and tertiary notes of dark chocolate, dried herbs, toasted flavours. On the palate, the 2018 Chateau Monbrison wine offers a moderately full-bodied attack and a velvety texture. Its solid tannic structure supports the tons of black and red fruits coated with warm spices before ending with a deliciously fruity finish.
The Chateau Monbrison vineyard covers a small area of barely 15 hectares in the heart of the Margaux appellation. The vineyard’s grape varieties are dominated by Cabernet Sauvignon (50%) and supplemented by Merlot (30%), Cabernet Franc (15%) and Petit Verdot (5%). The average age of the vines is 40 years.
Known in the 1980s for its flawlessly regular wines, Chateau Monbrison has, for the past ten years or so, returned to what made it famous: refined and solid wines, made for long ageing, in the purest Margaux style!
This 2018 Chateau Monbrison wine is best served with all types of classic meat dishes, veal, pork, beef, lamb, duck, game, roast chicken, roasted, braised, and grilled dishes.