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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.
  • 2018 Vintage
    2018 Vintage The winter of 2018 was generally mild and dry until rainy weather arrived in March. A particularly wet spring held back the vine cycle, though vegetation growth accelerated in May and June in warmer-thanaverage weather. The vines continued to develop throughout a hot and dry summer, producing grapes with rich and concentrated flavours. The presence and the expertise of Baron Philippe de Rothschild’s winemakers also helped to get the most out of the 2018 vintage. The rosé wines are highly expressive and very rich, displaying an attractive density as well as a particular freshness due to the expression of the Cabernet grapes.
  • Vinification
    Vinification Mouton Cadet rosé is a blend of wines made using the direct pressing method, which gives a lightercoloured 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: 86% Red fruits aromas. Cabernet Sauvignon: 12% Structure and power. Cabernet Franc: 2% Refinement and elegance.
  • Colour
    Colour A glittering lychee pink with a slight coral hue.
  • Nose
    Nose The nose opens on fresh red fruit aromas such as raspberry and redcurrant, joined with airing by touches of strawberry and mint.
  • Palate
    Palate A supple and very fresh attack dominated by the same fruit as on the nose leads into a rich and elegant mid-palate and a lingering finish full of freshness and fruit. ABV. 12% vol.
  • 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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