DescriptionChateau Mouton Rothschild 1985
1ts, 1vhs, 3lbsl, 1ltc
"The rich, complex, well-developed bouquet of oriental spices, toasty oak, herbs, and ripe fruit is wonderful. On the palate, the wine is also rich, forward, long, and sexy. It ranks behind both Haut-Brion and Chateau Margaux in 1985. I am surprised by how evolved and ready to drink this wine is. Readers looking for a big, boldly constructed Mouton should search out other vintages, as this is a tame, forward, medium-weight wine that is close to full maturity. It is capable of lasting another 15+ years." (90 pts. Robert Parker, Bordeaux Book 3rd Ed., Jan. 1998)
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