Château Troplong Mondot 2017 – Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé

Château Troplong Mondot 2017 – Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé

The nose is aromatic, gourmand, elegant, bewitching, delicate and offers fleshiness, finesse, precision as well as a very beautiful complexity. It reveals notes of fleshy blackberry, fleshy cassis and more slightly blue fruits associated with fine notes of flowers, crushed strawberry, a hint of cornflower, wild raspberry, small wild fruits, chocolate, caramelized oak as well as a fine hint of tonka bean, caramelization, Sichuan pepper, a very discreet hint of cumin/spices and an imperceptible hint of Cuben pepper. The palate is fruity, juicy, elegant, well-balanced, racy, precise, fine and offers gourmandize, a beautiful juiciness, a beautiful precision, tension, a beautiful finesse of the grain, density, dynamism as well as an acid frame. On the palate this wine expresses notes of juicy blackberry, juicy raspberry and more slightly cassis associated with fine touches of cornflowers/lilac, subtle touches of liquorice, caramelization as well as a subtle hint of toasted, almond and sweet spices. Tannins are fine, elegant and slightly fleshy. Good length and beautiful aromatic persistence. Very fine chews/firmness on the finish. There is a very discreet saline hint on the finish/persistence. There is a hint of nut on the aftertaste. (2026+)

Note (Score): 18.75/20

Note (Score): 97-98/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 04/2018

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

Type d'agriculture (Agriculture): Agriculture Raisonnée (Sustainable Agriculture)

Type (Kind): Rouge (Red)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Bouteille (Bottle)

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Oui (Yes)