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Château Mouton Rothschild

Wine Description

Premier Cru Classé Château Mouton Rothschild has 90 hectares of vines in Pauillac in the Médoc. His story is that of a magical encounter between a local and a man, the legendary Baron Philippe de Rothschild (1902-1988), renovator Mouton and pioneer of the wine world. Baroness Philippine de Rothschild (1933-2014), owner of the estate with her children, continued the work of his father and reaffirmed the link between Mouton and art while ensuring excellence of one of the greatest world wines.

Expert Reviews
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  • 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
  • International Wine Cellar
    (2006 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by International Wine Cellar
  • Wine Advocate
    (2006 Vintage) Rating: (96-100) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 170 on Apr-07
  • 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...