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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    • 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.

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  • Philippe Sereys de Rothschild succeeds Baroness as Mouton chairman

    … Philippe Sereys de Rothschild, eldest son of Baroness Philippine de Rothschild and her first husband Jacques Sereys has been officially named as successor to his mother as chairman of the supervisory board of Baron Philippe de Rothschild SA. The appointment, which was widely expected following the death of Baroness Philippine on 22 August…

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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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  • Wine of the Week – 2003 Hauts de Pontet-Canet

    Each week I pick out one wine to highlight as my wine of the week. This wine may be an outstanding wine, a great value or just something very interesting. Overview This wine is the “second label” of Chateau Pontet-Canet. After attending a tasting and being blown away by the 2003 Pontet-Canet and buying several bottles, I decided to grab several bottles of the Les Hauts de Pontet-Canet.

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