Chateau Mouton Rothschild Pauillac Premier Cru – 2009

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Wine Information

Region

France > Bordeaux > Médoc > Pauillac

Producer

Chateau Mouton Rothschild

Type

Red

Grape

Bordeaux Red Blend

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Vineyard

Chateau Mouton Rothschild

Producer

Chateau Mouton Rothschild

Appellation

Pauillac

Designation

AOP

Classification

Premier Cru

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Tasting notes

Vinous
Tasted: 14/03/2019
Drink: 2022-2055
Author: Neal Martin


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Robert Parker
Tasted: 28/09/2017
Drink: 2022-2060


Tasted at the Mouton-Rothschild vertical in London, the 2009 Mouton-Rothschild is a stunning wine. But you know that already. Here I remarked upon its deep co lour vis-a-vis recent vintages. The aromatics have "firmed up" since I last tasted it, takes a little encouragement from the glass, and then its sheer purity washes across the senses. Blackberry and cold stone notes,...

...bilberry and just a touch of graphite that was less noticeable than before. The palate remains weighty in the mouth, extraordinarily dense and yet still utterly composed and beautifully focused, segueing towards an intense spicy finish. I noticed Philippe Dhalluim almost laughing at the quality of this 2009, such is its pedigree and yet will it eclipse the 2010 Mouton-Rothschild? Time will tell. Magnificent. Tasted May 2016.


Robert Parker
Tasted: 01/02/2012
Drink:


The 2009 Mouton Rothschild has a striking label from Anish Kapoor. The wine is a blend of 88% Cabernet Sauvignon and 12% Merlot that begs comparison as a young wine with what the 1982 tasted like in 1985 or, I suspect, what the 1959 may have tasted like in 1962. Representing 50% of their production, the wine has an inky purple color to the rim and not terribly high alcohol for...

...a 2009 (13.2%), but that is reflected by the high percentage of Cabernet Sauvignon. It has a remarkable nose of lead pencil shavings, violets, creme de cassis and subtle barrique smells. It is stunningly opulent, fat, and super-concentrated, but the luxurious fruit tends to conceal some rather formidable tannins in the finish. This is an amazing wine that will be slightly more drinkable at an earlier age than I thought from barrel, but capable of lasting 50 or more years. Kudos to the Baroness Philippine de Rothschild and the entire Mouton team, lead by Monsieur Dalhuin.



JancisRobinson.com
Tasted: 14/02/2019
Drink: 2020-2050


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Area under vines: 83 hectares
Soils: Gravel
Average age of the vines: 44 years
Planting density: 10 000 vines/ha
Ageing: 19 to 22 months in new oak barrels 
Grape varieties:

  • Cabernet Sauvignon 81%
  • Merlot 15%
  • Cabernet Franc 3%
  • Petit Verdot 1%

Second wine: Le Petit Mouton
Grape varieties:
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Merlot
  • Cabernet Franc
Other wine: Aile d'Argent

Grape varieties:

  • Sauvignon Blanc 57%
  • Sémillon 42%
  • Muscadelle 1%

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Contact details

Name

Chateau Mouton Rothschild

Address

Chateau Mouton Rothschild, Pauillac, Gironde, France

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Chateau Mouton Rothschild, Pauillac, Gironde, France
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