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Mouton Cadet Rose

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  • Terroir
    Terroir Clay-limestone and gravelly clay soil from the Côtes de Blaye and the north-east of Entre-Deux-Mers. The clay soil gives the wines plenty of fruit, while the limestone and gravelly soils bring freshness and elegance.
  • 2016 Vintage
    2016 Vintage Very mild weather in winter and spring was followed by a relatively dry summer. Rain in early September enabled the grapes to reach perfect maturity and the harvest took place in ideal conditions. In addition, the presence in the vineyards and the expertise of Baron Philippe de Rothschild’s winemakers helped to get the best out of the conditions and ensure a fine vintage, producing fruit-driven rosé wines that display excellent balance between freshness and aromatic complexity.
  • Vinification
    Vinification Mouton Cadet rosé is a blend of wines made using the direct pressing method, which gives a lighter-coloured wine than a classic Bordeaux rosé, with generous fruit aromas and flavours.
  • Maturing
    Maturing In vats on fine lees for four to five months.
  • Varietal Mix
    Varietal Mix Merlot: 67% Red fruit flavours. Cabernet Sauvignon: 18% Structure and power. Cabernet Franc: 15% Elegance and refinement.
  • Colour
    Colour A scintillating light pink.
  • Nose
    Nose The nose initially reveals fresh red fruit aromas, especially redcurrant, strawberry and raspberry, then with airing develops notes of aromatic herbs such as mint and coriander.
  • Palate
    Palate The attack is seductive, on an elegant combination of red fruit flavours such as raspberry, strawberry and cherry, showing good length and leading into a round finish. 12.5% ABV
  • Menu Suggestions
    Menu Suggestions As an aperitif or with Bellota ham tostada, sushi and maki or raspberry tart. Serving temperature: 8 - 10° C

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