1990 Troplong-Mondot, St-Emilion

SKU #950775 98 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

 A fabulous example, the 1990 Troplong Mondot is only equaled by such recent vintages as 2000, 2005, and 2008. The inky/garnet/plum/purple-colored 1990 exhibits notes of coffee, blackberries, licorice, camphor, and espresso. Rich and full-bodied with lavish fruit, high glycerin, low acidity, and stunning purity, it is still several years away from full maturity, and should last for another 10-15 years. (RP)  (6/2009)

95 points Wine Spectator

 A blockbuster. Amazing. I love Port, and this is close. Dark color. Very, very ripe on the nose. Full-bodied and very chewy, with loads of fruit and concentration in tannins. Mouthpuckering. Needs time. (JS)  (8/2000)


 A big wine, with a long life ahead of it. More restrained in style than some others, but equally fine.  (12/1993)

K&L Notes

96 points Neal Martin's Wine Journal: "A deep garnet core with brick rim. The nose is reticent at first and then develops and gorgeous nose of cepes, dried prune, wet sand - quite Pomerol in style. The full-bodied palate is rich and decadent though not over the top. Blackberry, smoke, bitter chocolate: indeed this reminds me of Petrus in many way. Very well-balanced, structured, vivacious, just a great 1990 that should not be drunk for another 10 years. Tasted November 2006. Drink 2016-2030+."

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