La Mondotte

La Mondotte

La Mondotte is a tiny 4.5 hectare vineyard located just east of the St-Emilion limestone plateau between Troplong-Mondot and Tertre-Rôteboeuf. It is owned by Count Stefan von Neipperg who also owns Canon-La-Gaffelière.

In the early 1990s he tried to officially merge the vineyards of Mondotte and Canon-La-Gaffelière but was thwarted in his efforts by the governing authorities on the grounds that Canon-La-Gaffelière was a St. Emilion Grand Cru Classé and Château La Mondotte was not. Incensed, he set out to prove the authorities wrong by installing a fermentation facility at La Mondotte and showing what its terroir was capable of producing.

La Mondotte's clay-rich soils and the almost perfect aspect of the steep vineyards produce super-ripe Merlot grapes and a smaller proportion of Cabernet Franc grapes. These are fermented and then matured in 100% new oak barrels for 12-18 months.

La Mondotte produces extraordinarily rich, opulent and intense and are now increasingly difficult to find.

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Wines sold "In Bond" (including BBX) or “En Primeur” are not available for immediate delivery and storage charges may apply.

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2017 La Mondotte, St Emilion, Bordeaux
Red
2017
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Medium Bodied
Dry
12.5% Alcohol
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2019 La Mondotte, St Emilion, Bordeaux
Red
2019
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Medium Bodied
Dry
14.0% Alcohol
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2021 La Mondotte, St Emilion, Bordeaux
Red
2021
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Medium Bodied
Dry
13.5% Alcohol
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2015 La Mondotte, St Emilion, Bordeaux
Red
2015
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Medium Bodied
Dry
14.5% Alcohol
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2020 La Mondotte, St Emilion, Bordeaux
Red
2020
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Medium Bodied
Dry
13.5% Alcohol
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