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296 Ratings
Château Mouton Rothschild Pauillac
$462.00 USD
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Wine Details

Region

PauillacBordeauxFrance

Wine Description

(1970 Vintage) Luscious black currant flavored Cabernet fruit makes Mouton beguilingly easy to drink. Rich Complex flavors, powerful ripe tannins and an extremely long finish are all hallmarks of this wine.

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    Prachtig geïntegreerd, elegant, superzachte tannines. Secundaire en tertiare aroma's. Cederhout, leer. rond, prikkel op de tong, volledig in balans.

    about 5 years
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    First growths dinner 70 Mouton 75 Latour 75 Haut Brion 85 Margaux 82. Good but not great. Finish also a tad short. Should drink soon.

    about 2 years
Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (2003 Vintage) "Backward, powerful, and extremely tannic, the dense purple-colored 2003 Mouton-Rothschild, a blend of 76% Cabernet Sauvignon, 14% Merlot, 8% Cabernet Franc, and 2% Petit Verdot, fashioned from yields of 28 hectoliters per hectare, with a finished alcohol of 12.9%, improves dramatically with aeration. With full-bodied, meaty, powerful, dry flavors as well as a huge finish, this high class wine should be at its finest between 2012-2040+. During its sojourn in barrel, it reminded me of a hypothetic...
  • Robert Parker
    (2005 Vintage) This is a presale offer! Full payment is required on all presales. Wine is due in Spring/Summer of 2008."A superb Mouton, the 2005 is composed of 85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 14% Merlot, and a dollop of Cabernet Franc. Under the new administrator, Philippe Dalhuin, the strictest selection of any recent vintage was instituted (64% of the production was used), and the 2005's 13.5% natural alcohol is one of the highest ever achieved at this estate. While not as good as the 1986 or 1982, the 2005 is a b...
  • Robert Parker
    (2006 Vintage) Rating: 96-100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker
  • Wine Spectator
    (2006 Vintage) Rating: 95-100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 4/07
  • Wine Advocate
    (2006 Vintage) Rating: (96-100) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 170 on Apr-07