Only 4, 4.5 and 5 NJP wines (Nenad Jelisic Points) are presented as the best vintages.
From October 2010, every time we update any information or write a new information, we shall write in parentheses when the update has last taken place e.g. (2010-10).
If for some wine stands behind the best vintages none, it means that the wine's price is too high for its quality or the wine's quality is too low.
Montagny grapes, just Chardonnay.
Montagny soils, vary. Limestone, gravel and marl (a clayey soil that contains a lot of lime).
Montecucco, an Italian appellation that belongs to the wine region of Tuscany. The appellation Montecucco, which has about 800 hectares, consists of: Montecucco Sangiovese DOCG, Montecucco Sangiovese Riserva DOCG, Montecucco Rosso DOC, Montecucco Rosso Riserva DOC and Montecucco Vermentino DOC. The average yield is 49 hl/ha for Montecucco Sangiovese DOCG, 49 hl/ha for Montecucco Sangiovese Riserva DOCG, 63 hl/ha for Montecucco Rosso DOC, 63 hl/ha for Montecucco Rosso Riserva DOC and 77 hl/ha for Montecucco Vermentino DOC. The appellation’s vineyards are located 300-450 meters above sea level. (2012-12)
Montecucco, various Italian wines: Montecucco Sangiovese DOCG (must consist of minimum 90% Sangiovese), Montecucco Sangiovese Riserva DOCG (must consist of minimum 90% Sangiovese), Montecucco Rosso DOC (must consist of minimum 60% Sangiovese), Montecucco Rosso Riserva DOC (must consist of minimum 60% Sangiovese) and Montecucco Vermentino DOC (must consist of minimum 85% Vermentino). The Montecucco Sangiovese Riserva, which has the best aging potential of all, begins to show its best after five to six years in the cellar. (2012-12)
Montecucco grapes, dominate Sangiovese and Vermentino; Cabernet Sauvignon, Ciliegiolo and Syrah are also grown. (2012-12)
Montecucco soils, very varying, from rocky and fine-grained soils to sandstone and volcanic soils. (2012-12)
Montefalco Rosso, both an Italian DOC-wine and a DOC-appellation, which is located in the wine region of Umbria. Montefalco Rosso must consist of 60 to 70% Sangiovese, 10 to 15% Sagrantino and 15 to 30% of other grapes (Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Montepulciano). The wine must be aged for at least 18 months, but no barrel aging is required. While Montefalco Rosso Riserva must be aged at least 30 months, of which at least 12 months in oak barrels. The appellation has 430 hectares planted with vines. The average yield is 37 hl/ha. (2016-03)
Montevertine, Le Pergole Torte (red dry wine; 100% Sangiovese), Tuscany IGT, Italy, the best vintages, 1979, 1981, 1986, 1996, 2001, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2009 and 2011; not 2012. (2016-07)
Montevertine, Montevertine (red dry blend wine; 90% Sangiovese and 10% Canaiolo and Colorino), Tuscany IGT, Italy, the best vintages, until vintage 2012 none. (2016-07)
Montevertine, Pian del Ciampolo (red dry blend wine; 90% Sangiovese and 10% Canaiolo and Colorino), Tuscany IGT, Italy, the best vintages, until vintage 2013 none. (2016-07)
Montes Alpha, Cabernet Sauvignon (red dry blend wine; 90% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Merlot), Colchagua Valley, Rapel Valley, Central Valley, Chile, the best vintages, until vintage 2013 inga. (2016-07)
Montes Alpha, M (red dry blend wine), Apalta, Colchagua Valley, Rapel Valley, Central Valley, Chile, the best vintages, until vintage 2012 none. (2016-07)
Monthélie, a French appellation that belongs to the wine district of Côte de Beaune, which in turn belongs to the wine region of Burgundy. The appellation consists of 15 Premier Cru-vineyards. No Grand Cru-vineyards. The appellation has 123,01 hektar planted with vine. (2016-08)
Monthélie grapes, Pinot Noir for red wines and Chardonnay for white wines.
Monthélie soils, mixed soils. Marl (clayey soil that contains a lot of lime) and limestone on top of limestone rock.
Montsant, a Spanish wine region, which is DO-classified and belongs to the geographical area of Catalonia, that has 1,963 ha planted with vines. Montsant’s vineyards are planted on steep (15 to 60 degrees) terraced slopes. The region has both continental and Mediterranean climate. The summers are warm (max 35°C) and the winters are cold (at -4°C). On average it rains 400 to 600 mm per year (comparatively it rains 600 to 700 mm per year in Sweden) and the number of sunshine hours is 2,600 per year (1,500 to 1,600 in Sweden). (2011-03)
Montsant grapes, dominate Garnacha Blanca and Macabeo for white wines, and Garnacha Tinta, Cariñena and Ull de Llebre (Tempranillo) for red wines. (2011-03)
Montsant soils, vary, but they are characterized for a mixture that consists of reddish-black slate and mica. The mixture (called llicorella) gives the wines a unique mineral character, good drainage properties, and both reflects sunlight and stores the sun's heat. The stored heat of the sun makes, when the sun had gone down, that the mixture still gives off heat. During the summer, the temperature of the mixture can reach 50°C. (2010-11)
Montsant the best vintages, 2004, 2006 and 2007. (2011-03)
Morey-St-Denis, a French appellation that belongs to the wine district of the Côte de Nuits, which in turn belongs to the wine region of Burgundy. The appellation has 5 Grand Cru-vineyards and 20 Premier Cru-vineyards. All five Grand Cru-vineyards have their own appellations. To these five Grand Cru-vineyards belong Bonnes-Mares, Clos de la Roche, Clos de Tart, Clos des Lambrays and Clos Saint-Denis. As the best Grand Cru-vineyards are considered: Bonnes-Mares, Clos de la Roche and Clos Saint-Denis. These three produce some of the best red Burgundy wines. The interesting about Bonnes-Mares is that most of it lies in an another appellation; Chambolle-Musigny. Of these five Grand Cru-vineyards, Clos de la Roche gives the most powerful and concentrated wines. While Clos Saint-Denis gives the most finesse rich and silky wines. To these 20 Premier Cru-vineyards belong: Aux Charmes, Aux Cheseaux, Clos Baulet, Clos des Ormes, Clos Sorbé, Côte Rôtie, La Bussière, La Riotte, Les Blanchards, Les Chaffots, Les Charrières, Les Chenevery, Les Faconnières, Les Genavrières, Les Gruenchers, Les Millandes, Les Ruchots, Les Sorbès, Le Village and Monts Luisants. As the best Premier Cru-vineyards are considered: Clos des Ormes, La Bussière and Monts Luisants. Of these three, Clos des Ormes gives the most rich and concentrated wines, wines that usually reach the Grand Cru quality. The appellation has 131,85 ha planted with vine. Of these, 35,45 ha are Grand Cru, 42,66 ha are Premier Cru and 53,74 ha are Morey-St-Denis Villages. The average yield is around 40 hl/ha. A Grand Cru wine should be drunk 6 to 18 years old, a Premier Cru wine 5 to 12 years old and a Villages wine 4 to 8 years old. (2012-10)