(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 .
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