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Château Mouton Rothschild Red Bordeaux Blend Pauillac 2006
Chateau Mouton Rothschild has a relatively deep color with a garnet tint shading slightly to orange. The nose is surprisingly rich, revealing a wide variety of ripe fruit – blackcurrant, blackberry, tropical fruit, fruit preserve – together with leather and humus, mocha, tobacco and cigar box, all mingled in a highly complex bouquet. Both round and very expressive on the palate, it displays supple, silky tannins integrated into elegant oak and a pleasant freshness that fills out on caramel and vanilla flavors with a slightly minty note. The nicely long and flavorsome finish is entirely typical of the vintage, seductive and with the pleasant disposition of an already well-rounded structure.
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Since 1933, Baron Philippe de Rothschild SA, located at Pauillac in the Médoc, has been motivated by a constant ambition: to make the world's finest wines, each in its own category, whether the châteaux wines for which it is responsible – the renowned Château Mouton Rothschild, a First Growth, and its distinguished lieutenants, Château Clerc Milon and Château d'Armailhac – or branded wines, like the famous Mouton Cadet.
complex aromas of crushed berries, cedar, mahogany and sweet tobacco. what a load of bullsh%t. you'll never be a rothschild no matter how much of their overpriced alcoholic grape juice u drink.
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Half-Bottle, 375ml ,br> The wine of the vintage according to Robert Parker. Scoring it 98+ points he has deemed the 2006 Mouton Rothschild their best wine since 1986. "A sensational effort, the 2006 Mouton Rothschild exhibits an opaque purple color as well as a classic Mouton perfume of creme de cassis, flowers, blueberries, and only a hint of oak. Dalhuin told me that in whisky barrel-tasting vintages such as 1989 and 1990, Mouton was aged in heavily-toasted barrels, and they have backed off to a much lighter toast for the barrels’ interior. I think this has worked fabulously well with the cassis quality fruit they get from their Cabernet Sauvignon. The full-bodied, powerful 2006 possesses extraordinary purity and clarity. A large-scaled, massive Mouton Rothschild that ranks as one of the top four or five wines of the vintage, it may turn out to be the longest-lived wine of the vintage by a landslide. The label will undoubtedly be controversial as a relative of Sigmund Freud, Lucian Freud, has painted a rather comical Zebra staring aimlessly at what appears to be a palm tree in the middle of a stark courtyard. I suppose a psychiatrist could figure out the relationship between that artwork and wine, but I couldn’t see one. This utterly profound Mouton will need to sleep for 15+ years before it will reveal any secondary nuances, but it is a packed and stacked first-growth Pauillac of enormous potential. Anticipated maturity: 2020-2060+." In a half bottle it will mature more quickly and sooner be ready to enjoy. Very Limited!!!!
This extraordinary Mouton should turn out to be the finest they have made since the monumental 1982 and 1986. In early tastings, Mouton often seems to tag along behind the other first-growths. Yet in ... Robert Parker. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2006 Mouton-Rothschild 750ml
Complex aromas of crushed berries, cedar, mahogany and sweet tobacco follow through to a full body, with velvety tannins and a long finish. There's also lots of coffee. Balanced and very beautiful already. Best after 2015. 15,830 cases made. Wine Spectator. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2006 Mouton-Rothschild 1500ml
Mouton 2006 is 87% Cabernet Sauvignon and 13% Merlot. Dense black cherry with a purple rim, the wine has remarkable focus and concentration while holding all in reserve. The aroma is profound and of exceptional class with complex fruit scents. The palate follows, reserved at first, then showing a profound core of layered, multifaceted fruit and perfectly judged oak. The tannins are very firm and of high class. As the chateau says, the 2006 is "a very great wine to lay down and keep". Robert Parker 96-100. Tasted from barrel April '07.
Looks like a 2006. Very sweet and ripe yet with real zest on the nose. Lots of acidity. Could be Lafite 2006? Very fresh and racy. Real lift to this wine which is distinguished by its fine tannins. 18/20 Jancis Robinson.
Gorgeous aromas of currant, raspberry and mineral. Full-bodied, with ultrafine tannins. Long and caressing, building on the palate. Very pretty, very elegant. Subtle and seductive. This could be better than 2005. Wait and see. J.S. Wine Spectator. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2006 Mouton-Rothschild 750ml
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