1986 Troplong Mondot

Troplong Mondot

87Average Score
Red
12x75cl
-
0 Immediate | 2 Marketplace
£985.00
Bts
-
0 Immediate | 1 Marketplace
£85.00
Scores & Notes
Average Score
87
Critic Notes

The 1986 is a more structured version of the elegant, complex 1985. There is a good lashing of toasty new oak, medium body, a moderately intense bouquet of cedary, black currant fruit, excellent length, and complete harmony among the wine's elements. Anticipated maturity: Now-2005. Last tasted, 3/90.Robert Parker, Bordeaux Book, 3rd Edition # B1

Score: 89-/100Robert Parker

Minty, herbal style, but there's plenty of ripe currant flavor on the lean frame to finish strong and suggest good development ahead with cellaring un til at least 1994. – Wine Spectator 1989

Score: 88-/100Wine Spectator

Tasted from magnum, since presumably no bottles remain at the winery, the 1986 Troplong-Mondot has a rather fatigued, leathery bouquet with touches of mushroom coming through. It feels enervated. The palate is better with modest black fruit, balanced if just lacking much in the way of complexity. I suspect this was drinking better between 10-15 years, so my advice is to pop open any bottles you might have in the not too distant future or load up on superior vintages from the last decade. Tasted July 2016. Dec 2016, www.robertparker.com

Score: 85-/100Neal Martin
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Product details
Country
France
Region
Bordeaux
Sub-region
Saint Emilion
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
Country
France
Region
Bordeaux
Sub-region
Saint Emilion
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
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