Chateau Mouton Rothschild Le Petit Mouton 2005

Bordeaux Red Blends from Pauillac, Bordeaux, France

Price: $105.00
Item No. 94342
  • ST90
Style: Big & Bold

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2008
  • RP91

Winemaker's Notes

The wine has a fine, deep color with a ruby tint and a nose which reveals ripe berry fruit, some mineral notes and a touch of smoke that testifies to time well-spent in oak. The attack is full and substantial on elegant, refined tannins, silky and well-rounded, supporting a highly expressive palate with pleasant fruit, especially blackcurrant. The long, harmonious finish, typical of fine Pauillac wines, reveals all the richness of the vintage.

Critical Acclaim

"Ruby-red. Pungent aromas of currant, lead pencil, minerals and flowers. Juicy, floral and precise, with a penetrating flavor of blackcurrant. In a leaner style but with lovely sweetness of fruit and some incipient complexity suggesting that this will be drinkable within four or five years. Very good for this second wine. 87-90 "
90 Points

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