In 2017, Tasting Notes
  Bok's Rating:
25

GIVE IT TIME

The 81 Montrose was very closed at first and started with a vegetal aroma that masked off the other elements, and turned off some of the people I was drinking with. But given a little more time in the glass, it opened up with loads of different elements, and ended up being a great wine!

It was showing black currant, hints of leather, and a smoky cigar box. The palate was tannic at first but mellowed down after a while. What surprised me the most was a sort of mineral/iron aftertaste finish.

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