Château Mouton Rothschild

Château Mouton Rothschild, 2009

RRP £648

Impressive, driving, piercing dark fruit that fills the nose. The bouquet is very pure and very arresting: a real head-turner, like the sculptures of Anish Kapoor, who designed the artist’s label for this vintage, entitled “gouache inédite”. Like Kapoor’s gouache, the 2009 vintage is unprecedented in its flamboyance. In the mouth, this Mouton is an intoxicating fruit-bomb, incredibly concentrated, generous, and crammed full of stuffing. That head-turning exterior should reveal an extra layer of complexity over time.

Score

Wine Details

Colour

Red

Wine Style

Dry

Grape Varieties

Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot

Alcohol

13%

Bottle size

75cl

Drink dates

2022 - 2047

Origin

Country

France

Region

Bordeaux

Sub-region

Médoc & Haut Médoc

Area

Pauillac AOP

Tasting Information

Name of Tasting

Bordeaux 2009

Type of Tasting

Tasting feature

Blind

No

Tasted by

Ella Lister

UK Stockist

Global Stockist

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