Château Mouton Rothschild 2018 – Pauillac, 1er Grand Cru Classé

Château Mouton Rothschild 2018 – Pauillac, 1er Grand Cru Classé

The nose is elegant, beautifully fresh, harmonious and offers minerality, concentration as well as a certain intensity, a beautiful finesse of the grain, power (full of finesse), a very nice grain, a silky touch, a spicy side and a very fine warm side. This wine should be decanted.  It reveals notes of bright cassis, juicy/fresh strawberry, crushed redcurrant and small notes of violet associated with touches of graphite, juicy blueberry, zan as well as very discreet hints of fresh flowers, subtle hints of hazelnut and sweet spices. The palate is fruity, fresh, well-balanced and offers a beautiful minerality, freshness, tension, a beautiful deepness as well as density, a delicate grain, suavity, fat, a very beautiful acidulous/juiciness of the fruit, an almost aerial side in the approach despite power and richness of the fruit. On the palate this wine expresses notes of pulpy/juicy raspberry associated with touches of fresh/juicy blueberry as well as hints of of small fresh red fruits, cornflower, zan, tobacco, cardamom, mocha as well as a subtle hint of tea, clove, toasted, coffee/cocoa (in the background). Hints of toasted hazelnut in the finish/persistence. Good length. Tannins are precise, elegant, fine, very finely firm. Beautiful persistence.

Note (Score): 19.5+/20

Note (Score): 99-100/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 03/2021

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

Type d'agriculture (Agriculture): Agriculture Raisonnée (Sustainable Agriculture)

Type (Kind): Rouge (Red)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Bouteille (Bottle)

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Non (No)

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