Chateau Mouton Rothschild 2009 . PauillacClick the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionChateau Mouton Rothschild 2009
"Opulently textured and full-bodied with gorgeous levels of crème de cassis, melted licorice, espresso roast and chocolate, it possesses high but sweet, velvety tannins, massive body, and fabulous purity as well as length." (99 pts. Robert Parker, eRobertParker.com #216, Dec. 2014)
"…The wine has an inky purple color to the rim and not terribly high alcohol for a 2009 (13.2%), but that is reflected by the high percentage of Cabernet Sauvignon. It has a remarkable nose of lead pencil shavings, violets, creme de cassis and subtle barrique smells. It is stunningly opulent, fat, and super-concentrated, but the luxurious fruit tends to conceal some rather formidable tannins in the finish…" (99+ pts. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #199, Feb. 2012)
"The 2009 Mouton-Rothschild is as concentrated as the 2010, but it presents itself in a more consumer-friendly, seductive style. Opulently textured and full-bodied with gorgeous levels of crème de cassis, melted licorice, espresso roast and chocolate, it possesses high but sweet, velvety tannins, massive body, and fabulous purity as well as length. This could turn out to be a candidate for perfection in another 8-10 years. It will drink well for 30-50 years, but will always be much more approachable and charming than its 2010 counterpart." (99 pts. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #216, Dec. 2014)
Estimate: $1,100 - $1,400.
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