91 Points - Antonio Galloni
The 2014 Montlabert is racy and sumptuous in the glass. Sweet rose petal and spice notes add aromatic lift and overall presence. The more fragrant, delicate side of Saint-Émilion comes through nicely. Given the wine's midweight structure, I would prefer to drink the 2014 sooner rather than later. There is good depth, but I find the 2014 less explosive and energetic than it was from barrel. The blend is 78% Merlot and 22% Cabernet Franc from sandy/gravelly soils on a bed of clay. Hubert de Boüard is the consulting winemaker. Tasted two times.