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Mouton Cadet Rouge

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  • Terroir
    Terroir 55% Bordeaux A.O.C | 45% Côtes de Bordeaux A.O.C
  • 2015 Vintage
    2015 Vintage The winter of 2015 was cool and dry, followed by a warmer spring with little rainfall. Very mild weather in May brought on the vines quickly and flowering took place in the best possible conditions in early June. Ideal summer weather combined with appropriate action in the vineyard and the expertise of Baron Philippe de Rothschild's winemakers ensured a very good vintage. The red wines show full-fruited Merlots, true to the Bordeaux tradition, and highly refined and very expressive Cabernets
  • Vinification
    Vinification Monitoring of the vineyard and harvest combined with advances in the winemaking and maturing processes have made the wines rounder, smoother and more supple, enriched their texture and given them toasted notes, while keeping the ripe red fruit aromas typical of Mouton Cadet.
  • Maturing
    Maturing 18 months
  • Varietal Mix
    Varietal Mix Merlot: 85% Red fruit flavours. Cabernet Sauvignon: 10% Structure and power. Cabernet Franc: 5% Refinement and elegance.
  • Colour
    Colour Garnet red with a slightly crimson tint.
  • Nose
    Nose The nose opens on black fruit aromas of bilberry and blackcurrant, then with airing develops notes of refined spice, especially cinnamon.
  • Palate
    Palate From a full and firm attack, richly fruited and very smooth, the round and lush mid-palate reveals blackberry flavours and toasted notes, leading into a long and complex finish on expressive fruit. 13.5% ABV
  • Menu Suggestions
    Menu Suggestions Fillet of pork, duck breast, mild cheeses. Serving temperature: 18 - 19° C

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