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    Chateau Mouton Rothschild 2008
    Pauillac
    owc
    Bottle (12)
    "The final blend of 83% Cabernet Sauvignon and 17% Merlot exhibits tell-tale black currant liqueur, incense, charcoal and floral-like characteristics. The oak is pushed to the background, one of the major improvements director Philippe Dalhuin has made at this estate. Full-bodied, deep and impressively endowed, it is a deep, rich, less massive effort than either the 2010 or 2009. This gorgeous Mouton will be drinkable in 4-5 years and age effortlessly for three decades." (94+pts Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #194, May 2011)

    "...cedar and graphite present and correct, though accompanied by something a little more exotic - eucalyptus maybe? The palate is beautifully balanced, very detailed and extremely fresh. This conveys so much energy and animation before reverting towards a more classic and structured, pencil lead finish. Those in the know will stash up on the 2008 Mouton Rothschild because it is destined to turn into one of the 'dark horses' of the decade." (95 pts. Neal Martin, Wine Advocate Interim, Jan. 2017)


    Estimate: $9,000 - $12,000.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2011
    1st-2nd Thursday-Friday
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