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.
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.
Robert Parker(From 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...
Decanter(From 1987 Vintage) Rating: 0/5 - As reviewed by Decanter. Deep plum red; sweet oaky nose; medium-bodied, soft, oaky, easy tannins, polished, reasonable depth of flavour, well judged oak, could do with more concentration; medium length.
Wine Spectator(From 2009 Vintage) Rating: 98/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 01/11/2012
Robert Parker(From 1995 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 115
Wine Advocate(From 1995 Vintage) Rating: (95-97) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 104 on Apr-96