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154 Ratings
Château Mouton Rothschild Pauillac 1er Grand Cru Classé

Wine Description

(1999 Vintage) The beautiful 1999 Mouton Rothschild may be a modern day clone of their 1962 or 1985. Its saturated ruby/purple color is followed by sumptuous aromas of cedar wood, creme de cassis, wood smoke, coffee, and dried herbs. The wine is forward, lush, and full-bodied. It is already complex as well as succulent, fleshy, and long.

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    Delicious, although not as ncie as expected

    almost 8 years
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    too heavy n strong taste

    over 10 years
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    Rated 95

    about 9 years
Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: (95-97) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 104 on Apr-96
  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 01/01/07
  • International Wine Cellar
    Rating: 92(+?) - As reviewed by International Wine Cellar in Issue 78, May/June 1998 Ruby-red, not quite as deep as the '96. Exotic, sweet aromas of currant, lead pencil, spice and woodsmoke. A huge wine that conveys a sense of sheer power, but not quite as delineated or stylish as the '96. This really explodes on the aftertaste, but the '96 is more subtle. Clearly first-growth size, but less fine than the '96.
  • Robert Parker
    Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 115