Château Monbousquet Saint-Emilion Red Bordeaux Blend 1995

9.222 ratings on Delectable
$69.95

Although similar to the 1996, the 1995's fruit is more accessible, and while the tannin is elevated, it is buffered by lower acidity, as well as more glycerin and fat. The 1995 offers an opaque purple color, and a glorious nose of new oak, spice, and abundant black fruits. This full-bodied, super-extracted, multi-layered wine must be tasted to be believed - especially for readers who remember Monbousquet as the soft, innocuous, commercially-styled St.-Emilion it was for many decades. The 1995 has more accessibility than its blockbuster younger sibling, but it still requires 4-5 years of cellaring. Anticipated maturity: 2003-2022. Robert Parker

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Ratings on Delectable

Aaron Pott Delectable Pro

Classy from an okay vintage

Classy from an okay vintage

9.0

Mark Fornatale Delectable Pro

In a perfect place!

In a perfect place!

9.0

Rafael Landestoy Delectable Pro

Lovely Bordeaux.

Lovely Bordeaux.

9.1

Larry Moquin

Lovely full flavor St E

Lovely full flavor St E

9.0