James Suckling
Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate
Wine Enthusiast
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Chateau Mouton Rothschild 2018

Only 28 units available online.
Product description

100 Points - Decanter

This has so much tannic power, with density, layers and structure, along with layers of blackberry, licorice, baked earth, cigar box and the signature exotic spices of Mouton. A big, textured and complex wine that is taking it all in its stride. 100% new oak. The tiniest touch of Petit Verdot in the blend is under 1%, so it's not in the official figures. 62% of production went into the grand vin. Drinking Window 2028 - 2050.

100 Points - James Suckling

Exquisite purity of blackcurrants, raspberries and some citrus. The aromas flow from the glass. Full-bodied with seamless tannins, coat the palate and then fall into the center to deliver a refined and harmonious young red. Persistent finish. This is the new 1959, one of the legendary vintages of Mouton. Try after 2026.

99 Points - Wine Enthusiast

Dense structure, powerful tannins and intense black fruits are contained in this wine, showing richness, sustained concentration, and fantastic freshness. The 86% Cabernet Sauvignon in the blend is the secret of this outstanding wine that is sure to age magnificently. Don't think about drinking before 2029.

99 Points - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

The 2018 Mouton Rothschild is a blend of 86% Cabernet Sauvignon, 12% Merlot and 2% Cabernet Franc; there is also a splash of all the Petit Verdot they had, but it doesn't even register in the percentage. It has 13.8% alcohol, which is relatively modest for the vintage. Deep garnet-purple coloured, it pops with bright, vivacious notes of crushed blackcurrants, juicy blackberries and redcurrant jelly with slowly emerging nuances of candied violets, stewed plums, licorice and black tea, plus a waft of dusty red soil. The medium-bodied palate is built like a brick house with super firm, super ripe, grainy tannins and bold freshness supporting the muscular black fruits, finishing long and savoury with lingering mineral suggestions.