Lot 196

CHÂTEAU MOUTON ROTHSCHILD 2000 (1) 96+ WA


CHÂTEAU MOUTON ROTHSCHILD 2000 PAUILLAC. 1ER CRU CLASSÉ PERHAPS THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PACKAGING EVER ON A BORDEAUX BOTTLE, BARONESS PHILIPPINE DE ROTHSCHILD LITERALLY PRODUCED A WORK OF ART IN THE GOLD-ENGRAVED BOTTLE OF 2000 MOUTON ROTHSCHILD. OF COURSE, ONE CAN’T DRINK THE GLASS, BUT THIS IS A TOP-FLIGHT MOUTON ROTHSCHILD, ECLIPSED ONLY BY THE 2006 AND 2009. A RICH, TANNIC, EARTHY STYLE, WITH LOADS OF CREME DE CASSIS AND FLORAL NOTES, THE FINAL BLEND OF 86% CABERNET SAUVIGNON AND 14% MERLOT IS A FULL-BODIED WINE WITH PLENTY OF COFFEE, EARTH, CHOCOLATEY NOTES, AND STILL PLENTY OF TANNIN TO RESOLVE. I GAVE IT AN ANTICIPATED MATURITY RANGE OF 2015-2050 BACK IN 2003, AND THAT LOOKS ON TARGET. JUNE 2010 96+ WA 1 BT. PER LOT $1,900 - $2,200




Price Realised: $2736



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