Château Montlandrie 2011

£30.00

Possibly the most renowned wine critique in the world, Robert Parker made his name declaring the quality of Bordeaux wines. When Parker releases his points for a new vintage, the...

Sold Out

Possibly the most renowned wine critique in the world, Robert Parker made his name declaring the quality of Bordeaux wines. When Parker releases his points for a new vintage, the wine world descends into the trading floor of the New York stock exchange; "buy, sell! High, low! Quick do that chest banging thing from Wolf of Wall Street!" Thus, when Robert Parker announces a Bordeaux is worth buying, it's wise to take note. Like if Gallagher gave his opinion on watermelons... or mallets you're going to pay attention. Thus, we thought we better give Chateau Montlandrie 2011 a try after Parker declared the wine as "a thrilling offering from proprietor Denis Durantou ... revealing a dense ruby/purple colour as well as lots of sweet mulberry, kirsch, blackcurrant, liquorice, spring flower and graphite notes. Medium to full-bodied as well as remarkably concentrated, this wine outperforms many of Bordeaux's more famous names in this vintage. A stunner in quality and value!" For the record, we rather like it as well.


Chateau Montlandrie is situated on the only terroir in Bordeaux on which Denis Durantou would want to make wine after the gravel and clay of Pomerol: the clay-limestone soils which dominate the Dordogne. Of the hills of St Emilion that play host to l’Arrosee, Ausone, Pavie, Tertre Roteboeuf, that of Landry towers 86 metres above the town of Castillon. Here lies a vineyard as high as that of Troplong Mondot, visible from the Windmill of Landry. Founded at the end of the 19th century by an Italian family who discovered a Tuscan-style landscape, this 12 hectare vineyard has a well-established reputation locally. With a planting density rare for the appellation of Castillon Premieres Cotes de Bordeaux of more than 6000 vines per hectare, and financial constraints which had prevented excessive fertilisation, the vineyard planted with 75% Merlot and 25% Cabernet Franc, is capable of producing wines with balanced alcohol, acidity and very complex tannins.
UK Mainland Addresses

(excludes Northern Ireland, the Scottish Highlands & Islands, and the Isles of Wight, Man and Scilly - please see below)

Service Price Additional Information

Standard

£4.95

FREE

Most Standard Delivery parcels arrive within 2 working days of placement of your order.

Free Standard Delivery is offered on all orders of £100 or more.
Next Day £6.95

If you place an order by 2pm (UK time), Monday - Thursday, it will be delivered the next day*. Orders placed between 2pm on Thursday and 2pm on Friday will be delivered on the following Monday and orders placed between 2pm Friday and 2pm Monday will be delivered on the following Tuesday.

Saturday £11.95
(all order values)

Orders must be placed online by 2pm Friday to be delivered on the Saturday of the same week, otherwise it is assumed the order is for the following Saturday. Available for most UK Mainland Postcodes.

Next Day Before 12noon £12.95
(all values)

Available for most UK Mainland Postcodes.Orders must be placed online by 2pm for delivery the next working day.

Next Day Before 10am £19.95
(all values)

Available for most UK Mainland Postcodes.Orders must be placed online by 2pm for delivery the next working day.

Remote Areas - Northern Ireland, the Scottish Highlands & Islands, Isle of Wight, Isle of Man and The Scilly Isles

Delivery Service Price Additional Information

Standard

£9.95

We can only offer Standard Delivery to these parts of the UK and delivery times will vary locally. Typically, orders placed before 2pm should be received in 3 or 4 working days, although some of the most rural locations may take longer.** Free Standard Delivery to mainland UK addresses on orders over £100.