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287 Ratings
Chateau Mouton Rothschild Pauillac
$650.00 USD
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Wine Details

Region

PauillacBordeauxFrance

Wine Description

(From 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.

Winemaker's Notes

Very smoky, with berry, coffee and tobacco aromas. Full-bodied, with polished velvety tannins, plenty of fruit and a cedary aftertaste. Tight and compacted. This is better than the 2000 Mouton. It's a baby 1986 Mouton. Solid and very, very fine. Persists for a long time on the palate.

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Advocate
    (From 1970 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 105 on Jun-96
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 1970 Vintage) Rating: 96/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 05/15/93
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 1992 Vintage)
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 2006 Vintage) Rating: (96-100) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 170 on Apr-07
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2006 Vintage) Rating: 95-100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 4/07