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    Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1989
    Pauillac
    3bn, 1nl
    Bottle (8)


    "The 1989 displays a dark ruby color that is already beginning to reveal significant lightening at the edge. The bouquet is surprisingly evolved, offering up scents of cedar, sweet black fruits, lead pencil, and toasty oak. This elegant, medium-bodied restrained wine is beautifully made, stylish, and not dissimilar to the 1985. It is an excellent to outstanding Mouton..." (90 pts. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #109, Feb. 1997)

    "Tasted from magnum and presented by Baron Philippe Sereys de Rothschild, the 1989 Ch√Ęteau Mouton-Rothschild might not reach the ethereal heights of the 1982 or 1986, but it is certainly a lovely Claret. It has an attractive, slightly leafy bouquet armed with cedar and pencil lead. There is less fruit concentration than I expected, resolutely classic, slightly austere Bordeaux. The palate follows suit. What it lacks in substance it compensates with in balance and personality. This is an understated Mouton-Rothschild that is probably at its peak, although I envisage this offering another two decades of pleasure." (93 pts. Neal Martin, Wine Advocate, Jan. 2017)


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