1996 Baron Philippe de Rothschild Chateau Mouton Rothschild Pauillac
258 Ratings
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258 Ratings
1996 Baron Philippe de Rothschild Chateau Mouton Rothschild Pauillac

Wine Description

Ruby-red. Deep aromas of cassis, roasted plum, animal fur and graphite. Velvety in texture but with a powerful underlying structure. Very strong on the back end, which features substantial tongue-dusting tannins and subtle finishing flavor.

Winemaker's Notes

Incredible nose of ultraripe fruit, it's yet subtle and complex. Full-bodied, with very ripe, almost sweet fruit and a long, long caressing finish.

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Ruby-red. Deep aromas of cassis, roasted plum, animal fur and graphite. Velvety in texture but with a powerful underlying structure. Very strong on the back end, which features substantial tongue-dusting tannins and subtle finishing flavor.

Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (From 2007 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/01/2010
  • Robert Parker
    (From 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...
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 2006 Vintage) Rating: (96-100) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 170 on Apr-07
  • Robert Parker
    (From 2006 Vintage) Rating: 96-100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 1970 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 105 on Jun-96