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    Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1998
    Pauillac
    owc
    Bottle (12)
    "The lightest and most developed-looking of the three Pauillacs. Ripe, warm and flattering but one of the most evolved wines of the series on the nose although oddly dry and slightly pinched on the palate. A little lightweight." (17pts JR, April 2008)

    "Like many of its peers, the 1998 has filled out spectacularly. Now in the bottle, this opaque black/purple-colored offering has increased in stature, richness, and size. A blend of 86% Cabernet Sauvignon, 12% Merlot, and 2% Cabernet Franc (57% of the production was utilized), it is an extremely powerful, super-concentrated wine offering notes of roasted espresso, creme de cassis, smoke, new saddle leather, graphite, and licorice. It is massive, with awesome concentration, mouth-searing tannin levels, and a saturated flavor profile that grips the mouth with considerable intensity. This is a 50-year Mouton, but patience will be required as it will not be close to drinkability for at least a decade." (96 pts. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #134, Apr. 2001)


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    May, 2011
    6th Friday
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