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Chateau Mouton Rothschild 2000

Your Price: $1,870.00

Producer: Chateau Mouton Rothschild
Optimum drinking: 2019-2050
Rating: 97 - Robert Parker
Grape varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon 86%, Merlot 14%
Winemaker: Baronne Philippine de Rothschild
Appellation: Pauillac, Bordeaux, France
Growth status: 1st growth
Bottle report: Excellent condition.

Chateau Mouton Rothschild 2000 is in excellent condition and comes from a great Bordeaux vintage. 

Mouton Rothschild has been under the Barons de Rothschild ownership for over 100 years, and it was the unremitting efforts of the flamboyant Baron Philippe de Rothschild that resulted in Mouton's historical upgrade to premier Grand cru status in 1973 – the only change ever made to the Bordeaux classification of 1855.

Prior to the Médoc classification, Mouton's wine labels declared, Premier ne puis, Second ne daigne, Mouton suis ('First I cannot be, Second I do not deign to be, I am Mouton'). After the upgrade, the motto was changed to Premier je suis, second je fus, Mouton ne change ('First I am, second I was, Mouton does not change').

"A potentially immortal wonder...Perhaps the most beautiful packaging ever on a Bordeaux bottle, Baroness Philippine de Rothschild literally produced a work of art in the gold-engraved bottle of 2000 Mouton Rothschild…this is a top-flight Mouton Rothschild, eclipsed only by the 2006 and 2009. A rich, tannic, earthy style, with loads of creme de cassis and floral notes… a full-bodied wine with plenty of coffee, earth, chocolatey notes.." Robert Parker

"...still very youthful. Enticing, complex nose of cassis, smoky cedar, violet, underbrush and kirsch; very Pauillac, if in a ripe style. Dense, rich and suave in the mouth, with lively acidity nicely framing the rich flavors of blackcurrant, blackberry jam, milk chocolate, grilled bread and spicy underbrush. Finishes with noble tannins and outstanding chocolatey persistence. A great Mouton." Vinous

Please note: bottle shown is for illustrative purposes only (not actual bottle for sale).

Chateau Mouton Rothschild 2000