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: £6,116.14
"Approaching 20 years old, the nose is now open for business but remaining classic in style, a mixture of red and black fruit, hickory, cedar and just a hint of lavender. It is very complex and beautifully defined. The palate is medium-bodied with a slightly herbaceous, undergrowth-tinged opening, the tannins just a little abrasive at the moment, exerting a firmness in the mouth. I feel it is almost as if the palate has not kept pace with the aromatics, requiring more substance to fill out the foursquare finish. If you like a slightly more austere Pauillac then you will adore this, though I don't think it quite reaches the potential that it showed a few years ago. Tasted August 2016." Neal Martin
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