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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    • Exciting Wine Gifts!

      The Holiday season is upon us. Why not give wine? Hey, you may get lucky and be invited to share it – at the time, or over dinner a few years later. Increase your chances by writing your name and message right on the bottle. You’ll need one of those silver ink pens. Of course it helps if you know the ‘likes’ of your friends, relatives or colleagues.

      Billy's Best Bottlesin Cabernet Sauvignon- 4 readers -
    • Graham’s Port Will Warm Your Holiday Gatherings

      - Graham’s Six Grapes Old Vines Special Edition Port NV, Portugal Cost: $41-43 As we hit the holiday season and cold weather, my wine thoughts turn to hardier wines. One of the best wines to keep on hand during the holidays is Port. Some people are intimidated by the traditions and mystique of port, but there is no need for that.

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  • Mouton unveils Catalan artist label for 2012 vintage

    …, Miquel Barcelo has risen to prominence in the past two decades. His work was exhibited at the Paris Museum of Modern Art in 1996 and the city's Louvre museum displayed his watercolours in 2004. In 2008, he created and painted a dome roof worth an estimated €18m at the United Nations' Palace of Nations in Geneva. Previous artists commissioned by Mouton Rothschild include Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali and Andy Warhol. French artist Guy de Rougemont designed the 2011 vintage label, released last year. Related Content: …

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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

    … pallets of wine from the most famous Chateaux – Haut Brion, Mouton Rothschild, Latour – that are stored in beautiful wooden cases, stacked from floor to ceiling, and the walls are adorned with massive pieces of wine-inspired modern art. This space houses hundreds of millions of dollars worth of stock, not to mention the wine owned by Joanne… -
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