1996 Château Mouton-Rothschild, Premier Cru Classé, Pauillac
No introduction required, here. Wine Searcher classifies the 1996 vintage in Bordeaux as legendary. Which is how the wine world classifies this greatest of Left Bank châteaux. Here is an exclusive opportunity.
"The last time I tasted the 1996 Mouton Rothschild (maybe a couple of years ago?), I recall it was a bit broody and closed. This showing was anything but! Deep garnet in color, it sashays out of the glass with lavishly dressed, gregarious crème decassis, baked blackberries and plum pudding scents plus touches of menthol,fenugreek, star anise and sandalwood with fleeting glimpses at dried rose petals and oolong tea. The full-bodied palate is richly fruited, opulent and oh-so seductive, with bags of youthful black fruit and lovely finely grained tannins,finishing with fantastic freshness and length. (Oct 2019). Drink 2019-2056."
97+ points, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
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