La Mondotte, Saint-Émilion Grand Cru Classé Wine
Chateau La Mondotte is a Grand Cru Classé, a classified growth of the famous 2012 classification of the wines of Saint Emilion in the Bordeaux wine region of France.
La Mondotte Winery Information
Note that La Mondotte doesn’t bear the name Château on the label. It is a chateau like any other winery in Bordeaux, but it doesn’t claim the tittle, much like Pétrus in a way.
La Mondotte is a small Saint-Emilion winery and estate with only 4.5 hectares or 11 acres of vineyards planted with about 75% Merlot and 25% Cabernet Franc. No Cabernet Sauvignon here.
La Mondotte is the property of the Comtes de Neipperg group.
Despite the estate being small, its reputation has been big and positive with very high demand commanding rather high prices over the past two decades. A bottle of La Mondotte sells for around $250. La Mondotte makes one single red wine called, well La Mondotte.
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