The La Mondotte 2001 is offering a classical Bordeaux nose, with dark berries, cedar, liquorice. On the palate quite tight with a good balance between the rich fruit and a good grip from the tannins. It’s quite elegant and more Bordeaux like than the bigger more opulent 1998. While benefitting from the 2001 tannnins, the wine is however lacking some depth in the fruit to match the 1998. Quite elegant but need 10 years more in the cellar to unfold the complexity.
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- WineHog rating system – more than points Tasting and rating wine is not exact science … and therefore I prefer to use a scale that reflects that wine is a living organism and that a wine can taste like 94 points one day … and 93 the next day … depending on the moon, the glass, temperature and or my mood! I ...