Château Mouton Rothschild 1988


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From Château Mouton Rothschild (Pauillac), we received this Château Mouton Rothschild 1988 (£387.86), a red wine made of merlot, cabernet sauvignon and cabernet franc of 1988. The Château Mouton Rothschild 1988 is the ideal red to combine with foie and veal. Drinks&Co users evaluate this red wine with 4 out of 5 points and in guides it has been reviewed: robert parker: 89 and wine spectator: 94.

Description of Château Mouton Rothschild 1988

Château Mouton Rothschild 1988 (Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot)


  • View: Château Mouton Rothschild 1988 has a purple
  • Nose: Full of seductive aromas of exotic spices, minerals, coffee, cassis and sweet oak, this wine has a stunning bouquet,
  • Mouth: Medium bodied, ripe, firm tannins and deep.

PAIRING: ostrich fillet with porcini mushrooms, seven-hour leg, foie gras stuffed quail.

GRAPES: 77% cabernet sauvignon, 12% merlot, 9% cabernet franc

CELLAR: Château Mouton Rothschild

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The Winery

Château Mouton Rothschild

Château Mouton Rothschild

Location: Chateau Mouton Rothschild has a total area of ​​magnificent vineyards on the slopes leading down to the Gironde estuary. Mouton Rothschild is northwest of Pauillac.

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Reviews of Château Mouton Rothschild 1988


7 customer reviews
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4 /5

I bought it here at Uvinum.
The Château Mouton Rothschild wine is of a red ruby colour, having reddish brown edges. A red that smells of cherry and licorice. Stays a quite a few time in the mouth.
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Mouton-Rothschild Pauillac 1Er Cru Classé 1988

3 /5

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Château Mouton Rothschild 1988 is a pleasant experience

Reviews of other vintages of Château Mouton Rothschild 1988201320162015


History will remember the year 2013 an unstable and unpredictable weather. A cold and wet winter followed by a cool, rainy spring, causes a delay of the vegetative cycle and disrupts flowering.
In sharp contrast, July and August are particularly hot and sunny with significantly lower than average rainfall. heat peaks at 38 ° C cause of severe thunderstorms late July.
September remains in water deficit and favors a uniform ripeness of the berries. The Cabernets are promising. The grapes reached incredible sugar with good potential acidity.
The harvest of Mouton Rothschild is conducted in record time, from 30 September to 9 October, with outstanding staff assistance of Baron Philippe de Rothschild was asked to reinforce the troops pickers.
meticulously sorted, the berries are transported in crates gravity tanks of splendid winery Mouton Rothschild. Major innovation: through transparent staves tanks, technical teams were able to observe the evolution of winemaking in every detail. Quality is at the rendezvous, despite lower production.

The 2013 vintage is a beautiful deep red color with purple highlights. The nose is very complex, marked by aromas of black cherries, raspberries, blackberries, and opens the vent to spicy notes and subtle toasty. On the palate, the attack is fresh, with a nice freshness and richness, which extends over the nuances of vanilla and chocolate, all backed by extremely fine tannins. A beautiful farm structure also reveals a long finish with a profoundly aromatic intensity.

Rating: Bettane & Desseauve: 18-18. 5 / 20Boire or keep: 2016-20121
PAIRING: Leg spoon
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It is not easy to find in a supermarket.
Intense ruby tone. Strong smell of berries. Softer than 2016.
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Powerful aroma of strawberries. This 2015, compared with the previous one tasted like nothing.
Too acidic for me.
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