In 1853 Château Brane Mouton was bought by Baron Nathaniel de Rothschild, and it was at this time that the property's name was changed to that which we known today. Nathaniel's great-grandson Philippe changed to 100% chateau bottling for the 1924 vintage, having a special label designed to mark the occasion. A special label was not again commissioned until the end of WWII, when the '45 vintage bore a specially designed victory ticket. A different label has been commissioned every vintage since. In 1973, after a long struggle by Philippe, Mouton joins the ranks of the first growths.
Case of 12 Bottles
price shown is under bond
duty paid price: £12,638.45
"It has a powerful and intense bouquet as always: exemplary graphite and cedar scents, a touch of black pepper and incense. It seems to unfurl in the glass, like a motor revving its engine. The palate is beautifully balanced with its trademark firm tannic structure, a Mouton-Rothschild with backbone and masculinity. Layers of black fruit intermingling with mint and graphite, a hint of licorice emanating from the Merlot, gently fanning out and my God, it is incredibly long. It is not like the 1985 Mouton-Rothschild that is so fleshy and generous. This is serious, aristocratic Mouton, a true vin de garde and yes, I do think drinkers will have to wait until it reaches its true peak. Sometimes that's just the way it is." Neal Martin
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