Mouton Rothschild

Château Mouton Rothschild is a wine estate located in the village of Pauillac in the Médoc, 50 km (30 mi) north-west of the city of Bordeaux, France. Its red wine of the same name is regarded as one of the world's greatest clarets. Originally known as Château Brane-Mouton it was renamed by Nathaniel de Rothschild in 1853 to Château Mouton Rothschild. It was the first estate to begin complete château bottling of the harvest.The branch of the Rothschild family owning Mouton Rothschild are members of the Primum Familiae Vini.
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  • 1975 Château Mouton Rothschild You fancy, huh? I decided to...

    1975 Château Mouton Rothschild You fancy, huh? I decided to fancy up my Christmas Eve setting. WOW. This is like sitting in an elegant gentleman’s study, contemplating life’s mysteries over the embers of a dying fire. Seriously. Leather factory. Cassis. Oak. Cigar box. Pepper. Umami. A lot more youthful on the pala ...

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  • Exciting Wine Gifts!

    … beyond alcohol! GABBIANO 09 Chianti Classico Riserva, Tuscany, Italy + olive oil 384594 Vintages $34.95 . . . for the Pinot fan. Shea was one of the Pinot Pioneers in Oregon, and this wine is a charmer. SHEA CELLARS 11 Pinot Noir ‘Shea Vineyard’, Willamette Valley, Oregon 186882 Vintages $58.95 . . . rich red for the cellar. There is something magical…

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  • Graham’s Port Will Warm Your Holiday Gatherings

    … for 4-6 weeks after you open it. Serve it slightly chilled. There is no need to decant it. When the luxury liner Queen Mary was launched in 1936, wine pairings on the first class menu included Ch. Mouton Rothschild 1918, Heidsieck Champagne 1928 and Six Grapes. The Special Edition was released this year to honor the spirit of luxury and elegance…

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  • Mouton unveils Catalan artist label for 2012 vintage

    … Chateau Mouton Rothschild has revealed its 2012 vintage label created by Miquel Barcelo, the final artist commissioned by the late Baroness Philippine de Rothschild. The label depicts two rams on their hind legs, matching each other's strength, against a hazy watercolour background of greens and blues. Mouton Rothschild has commissioned…

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  • Philippe Sereys de Rothschild succeeds Baroness as Mouton chairman

    …, was announced by the company on 18 October. Philippe de Rothschild had been vice-chairman since 2006 and has been increasingly involved in running Chateaux Mouton Rothschild, Clerc Milon and d’Armailhac in Pauillac in recent years, as well as the family’s other wine concerns, including its involvement with Opus One in California, Almaviva in Chile…

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  • Back to back vintages of Mouton Rothschild. This never happens...

    … 18th September 2014 Photo Back to back vintages of Mouton Rothschild. This never happens to me. I’m honestly still trying to wrap my head around Bordeaux. Lots of young somms don’t even bother with it. It’s too dense, to expensive, too old-guard, too boring. Except that it’s not. The 2000 sung like Kate Bush. Just lovely. …

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  • Life In Bordeaux: The Wrap Up

    … of the few in Bordeaux to still have its own cooper, producing a mere three barrels a day. To select the wood for their barrels (100% french oak), and evidence of the meticulous nature of Fabien’s wine-making, Fabien and the cooper head deep into the forest to literally lick and chew on wood and bark to select their materials. We concluded our tour…

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