(From 2012 Vintage) All the expertise of Mouton Cadet is intended to share its fans around the world " the thrill of tasting ." His unique style , both constant and living through the vintage, is the fruit of a precise assembly of its different varieties .
(From 2011 Vintage) The wine has a clean, brilliant cherry red color. Thenose is very attractive, on morello cherry and ripe berry fruit aromas with a highly elegant floral touch. From a round and smooth attack with well-integrated tannins, the wine remains silky while developing a muscular structure on the palate, complex, substantial and full of fruit, with juicy fresh fruit flavors reminiscent of raspberry and black cherry. The refinement, volume and length of the seductive finish show perfect balance in the varietal mix and the typical characteristics of the appellation.
rich, elegant bouquet, it unites several varietal appellations of the Bordeaux. region. (Merlot65% / Cab-Sauv20% / Cab-Franc15%) Through it's balance, roundness, and aging capacity, the fruits of nature, and the work if human hands, Mouton-Cadet Rouge expresses the richness and variety of the Bordeaux region. As it finishes with an old-world finish of cherry and oak, this wine makes a wonderful companion to a hearty pasta or like meal.
musky, earthy nose. body is surprisingly soft and bland w a dry but too tannic finish
nice balance btwn fruit and tannin, would be great with red meat
I should know better than to buy a $10 Bordeaux.
mild fizz, bitter but easy going down