2003 Chateau Mouton Rothschild 2003 1er Cru Grand Classe Paulliac

2003 Chateau Mouton Rothschild 2003 1er Cru Grand Classe Paulliac


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Scoring 95-6/100 Parker points and from the outstanding 2003 vintage, this incredible wine “This massive Mouton-Rothschild is a blend of 76% Cabernet Sauvignon, 14% Merlot, 8% Cabernet Franc and 2% Petit Verdot. A formidable black/purple to the rim, the wine offers up a tight but promising nose of scorched earth, creme de cassis, licorice, and charcoal notes followed by meaty, powerful, unctuous flavors that are huge, dense, tannic, and backward. Last year I thought it was somewhat similar to the ’82, and after nine months of barrel-aging, I have begun thinking of a hypothetical blend of both the ’82 and ’86. Incredibly different from the Lafite-Rothschild, which is so unctuous and plush, this is muscular, backward, and just humongous in size, a true giant from Pauillac. But prospective purchasers be forewarned – patience will be a virtue. Anticipated maturity: 2015-2050.” This vintage wine is shipped in a deluxe silk lined wooden presentation box with four wine accessories (corkscrew, wine pourer, drip stopper & wine thermometer) [worth £17.99] and comes with our limited edition ‘Great First Growths of Bordeaux’ Print (worth £49.97) at no extra cost and now includes a free gift card with your personal message and tasting and storage notes.