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|2018||Château Montviel (Pomerol)|
Plummy and floral, the wine is sophistication and freshness. Medium-bodied and jam-packed with sweet black raspberries and licorice accents, the ripe, earthy plum and cherry fruits transport silkiness to the palate and into the finish. The wine is a blend of 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc. This is a serious value for the Pomerol region in 2018. Savvy shoppers should be all over this. 90-92 Pts
1365 Views Tasted Apr 19, 2019
|2016||Château Montviel (Pomerol)|
Espresso, licorice and dark cherries complete for your attention. The wine is forward, requiring very little aging time before you start enjoying its silky, kirsch character. The wine was made from blending 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc.
1326 Views Tasted Sep 21, 2019
Flowers and black raspberry create the perfume, medium bodied, soft and forward, the wine offers elegant, polished, sweet black raspberries and spice on the palate and in the finish. You can drink this in just a year or two or age for pleasure. The wine was made from blending 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc.
2374 Views Tasted Apr 29, 2017
|2015||Château Montviel (Pomerol)|
The best vintage ever for Montviel, the wine is floral, earthy, soft, elegant and fruity. The cherry essence and silky tannins, with its forward approach, along with the length, persistence and freshness is really fine in this vintage.
2073 Views Tasted May 21, 2018
Blending 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc produced an elegant, silky, medium-bodied, soft and sweet Pomerol with an appealing character that sells for a song. 89 - 91 Pts
2132 Views Tasted Apr 27, 2016
|2014||Château Montviel (Pomerol)|
With a blend of 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc, this wine is ruby hued and medium bodied with fresh, brilliant red fruits. 88-89 Pts
1535 Views Tasted Apr 24, 2015
|2013||Château Montviel (Pomerol)|
Light red cherry and plum fruits, soft, medium bodied and focused on its red berry character, this is definitely vinified for early drinking pleasure.
1492 Views Tasted May 25, 2016
From a blend of 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc, the wine showcases soft plum, espresso, licorice and earthy notes. With medium body and an open, earthy character highlighting red berries, this soft textured wine will be best consumed on the young side. 87-89 Pts
2236 Views Tasted Apr 26, 2014
|2012||Château Montviel (Pomerol)|
Sweet cherries, plum spicy, black raspberries and earthy scents open this medium bodied, soft textured wine. This was made for early drinking pleasure at a very consumer friendly, price point.
1796 Views Tasted May 10, 2016
Sweet cherry and licorice scents, with an open, forward soft character that is already revealing its sweet plummy charms.
2166 Views Tasted May 15, 2015
From a 4 hectare parcel, the wine was produced from a blend of 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc. The wine reached 13.5% alcohol and will be aged in 30% new French oak barrels. Earthy cherries, licorice and truffle scents open to a lighter, charming, early-drinking style of Pomerol. 87-90 Pts
2251 Views Tasted Apr 26, 2013
|2011||Château Montviel (Pomerol)|
Soft, forward, medium bodied and polished, the wine is soft, short and sweet, with nice cherry and plum note in the finish.
2008 Views Tasted May 21, 2014
From 80% Merlot with 20% Cabernet Franc, the wine offers floral and black cherry aromatics. In the mouth, there is a sensation of ripe, sweet and round black cherries with cocoa. 88-90 Pts
2225 Views Tasted Apr 21, 2012
|2010||Château Montviel (Pomerol)|
Medium bodied with plum, black raspberry and cherry notes, this Bordeaux wine should drink well shortly after release. 88-89 Pts
2890 Views Tasted Apr 21, 2011
|2009||Château Montviel (Pomerol)|
This blend of 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc has really improved since my last taste. Packed with aromas of licorice, flowers, plum and chocolate, the wine is supple, already open and delivers an elegant, supple finish. Drinking it, I found myself thinking of Catherine Pere Verge who passed away earlier this year. The grand dame of Pomerol is definitely missed.
3384 Views Tasted May 4, 2013
Smoke, earth, truffle and cherry, medium bodied with a soft, forward cherry personality.
3226 Views Tasted May 4, 2012
2009 Montviel is this property’s second vintage using micro-vinification. The wine kicks off with aromas of jammy berries, licorice, and espresso. The wine has round textures, but some dryness intrudes in the finish. 87/89 Pts
1655 Views Tasted Jul 27, 2010
|2008||Château Montviel (Pomerol)|
Fully developed. medium bodied with a focus on its light, fresh earthy red cherry and plum fruits. Drink this over the next few years..
1511 Views Tasted Sep 17, 2018
2008 Montviel is a medium bodied, lighter style of Pomerol that is best enjoyed in its youth for its soft textures, chocolate, black raspberry and spice character. 89 Pts
2874 Views Tasted Jul 18, 2010
|2006||Château Montviel (Pomerol)|
Fully developed with a tobacco, earth, herb and olive nose, the wine needs consumption sooner than later, so you can enjoy the rest of the earthy, plummy fruits.
2740 Views Tasted May 25, 2016
|2005||Château Montviel (Pomerol)|
Fully mature, medium bodied, soft textured, earthy wine that ends with plums and licorice in the finish. This requires consumption over the next few years 3-5 years.
3630 Views Tasted Nov 24, 2014