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    Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1959
    Pauillac
    vhs, lbsl
    Bottle (1)
    "Very deep crimson plus evolution at the rim. Mineral nose with strong, ripe cassis and some menthol. Almost Australian! Very sweet start and then a bit of rusty nails. Furry tannins. Not appetising. Big and bold rather than subtle. A minor 45? Tannins have softened considerably. Not my style but impressive." (18pts JR, Oct 2005)

    "I am always blown away by the 1959 Mouton, one of the greatest Moutons made in the last thirty-five years. Every time I have this wine it is undeniable that Mouton made a richer, more persuasive wine in 1959 than in 1961. Astonishingly young and unevolved, with a black/purple color, the wine exhibits a youthful nose of cassis, minerals, and new oak. It is exceptionally powerful and super-extracted, with the fruit supported by high levels of tannin and some lusty quantities of alcohol. This mammoth, full-bodied Mouton-Rothschild should continue to evolve for another 20-30 years. It may well be a 100-year wine!" (100 pts. Robert Parker, Bordeaux Book 3rd Ed. , Jan. 1998)


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    May, 2011
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