Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1971 PauillacClick the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionChateau Mouton Rothschild 1971
1ts, 2hs, 1htms, 1ms, 1lbsl, 1lwasl
"This wine, which was a medium-weight, charming example in its youth, continues to develop well. Recent bottles have been the finest I have tasted of the 1971 Mouton-Rothschild. The color remains a deep dark garnet with some amber at the edge. The wine offers up a classic Pauillac nose of cedar, black currants, and lead pencil aromas. On the palate, it reveals a savory, sweet, cedary, currant flavor profile with good freshness, adequate acidity, and ripe tannin. The wine is fully mature, but is capable of lasting for another 5-10 years." (88 pts. Robert Parker, Bordeaux Book 3rd Ed. , Jan. 1998)
Estimate: $1,100 - $1,400.
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