Crafted only in very tiny quantities (just 3000 bottles in 2016) and when conditions allow from top quality berries affected by noble rot. Le Mont’s quintessential flinty grace and poise is in abundance here. Sweet, complex and elegantly fresh; there is a core of wild jasmine, honeysuckle, orange blossom rounded by softly caramelised apple and pear. The texture is full and complete; a sinewy, energetic quality combines with richness from the botrytis playing perfect harmony to crisp, spiced citrus notes.
RS 92 g/l. Floral, supercharged fruit with lemon tart and apple crumble flavours. Extravagant and fresh and a relentless finish of baked apple, honey and sweet spices. 12%.
18/20 Richard Hemming MW
The blend consists of 95% Tempranillo from 40-year-old vines in Las Cuevas, El Palo and Las Monjas in Rodezno, complemented with 5% Graciano from the Montecillo estate in Fuenmayor. The Graciano gives the wine an aromatic intensity and acidity, to carry the structure and elegance of the Tempranillo. The grapes are vinified separately in four-and-a-half-year-old American oak for three years, and...more
Bottle 75cl £35.08