2011 Mouton Rothschild, 3x1.5ltr

2011 Mouton Rothschild, 3x1.5ltr

Availability: 4 weeks

Case size: 3 / Bottle size: 1.5l

Duty Status
From £2,145.00

Critics Score: 92

Publication: Neal Martin, Wine Advocate

Drinking Dates: 2018-2038

Tasted at the Mouton-Rothschild vertical in London, the 2011 Mouton-Rothschild is probably the "weakest" of the releases between 2008 and 2012, although that would be unfairly disparaging what is a perfectly respectable, if rather unexciting Mouton. Here, it has those graphite and cedar aromas present and correct, the former a little more accentuated and with a light sea-spray note emerging with time. The palate is well balanced with cedar and a slight peat-like note infusing the black fruit, rigid in its youth but nicely delineated. As I discerned out of barrel, what it lacks is that peacock's tail on the finish, bolting out of the exit door before you have really got to know each other.
2011 Mouton Rothschild, 3x1.5ltr