2000 Chateau Mouton Rothschild Pauillac

Share on Facebook

2000 Chateau Mouton Rothschild Pauillac image

(97 Points) The 2000 Mouton Rothschild is at its best with about 24-48 hours of decanting. A blend of 86% Cabernet Sauvignon and 14% Merlot, the wine offers a saturated ruby/purple color in addition to reticent but promising aromas of toast, coffee, licorice, creme de cassis, and roasted nuts. Dense, chewy, and backward, with tremendous purity and density in addition to obvious toasty oak, it is full-bodied, powerful, tannic, and backward. Twenty-four to 48 hours of aeration only hints at its ultimate potential. This blockbuster will be exceptionally long-lived. It is not as expressive as the other first-growth Medocs, but give it time.



As I predicted in my first report on the millennium vintage (April, 2001), Philippine de Rothschild could be expected to do something special with her presentation of 2000. She has exceeded everyone's expectations with a work of art. Those who have seen the extraordinary packaging of the 2000 Mouton Rothschild must certainly realize this is a brilliant achievement. The bottle is extraordinary, and likely to have nearly as much value empty as full! Her genius is obvious, but it's what's inside that counts!Wine Advocate # 146, Apr 2003



 



 



 



 


  • List Price: $2500.00

  • Sale Price: $1750.00

Quantity in Stock: 6

add to cart

Share on Facebook

continue shopping

Customers who bought this also bought:

  1. 2000 Chateau Lafite Rothschild Pauillac - (100 Points) Well, well, well - Lafite Rothschild does it again. Ever since manager Charles Chevalier was transferred from his ...
  2. 2005 Faiveley Clos Vougeot Grand Cru - (92-95 pts) This too is very deftly oaked with an earthy and very ripe mix of briar, dark berry fruit and pungent underbrush ar...
  3. 1986 Chateau Mouton Rothschild Pauillac - (100 Points) After stumbling over some wines I thought were high class Bordeaux, I nailed this wine in one of the blind tasting...
  4. 1988 Chateau Climens Sauternes - (96 Points) The 1988 reveals layer upon layer of honeyed pineapple-and orange-scented and -flavored fruit, vibrant acidity, hig...
  5. 2001 Chateau Petrus Pomerol - (95 Points) The 2001 Petrus (2,160 cases produced) exhibits more depth and richness than any other Pomerol I tasted. Its deep s...

Cart Summary

Your shopping cart is empty!

Wine Watch Events

1997 Vintage Tasting at WWWB

Thu, Aug 3, 2017

  “History’s lessons drowned in red wine” Children’s Crusade by Sting I’M GOING TO KEEP THIS SHORT...

Chilean Wine Tasting at WWWB

Fri, Aug 4, 2017

“There is truth in wine, but you never see it listed in the ingredients on the label” ― Josh Stern   I gue...

Magnum Party at WWWB

Sat, Aug 5, 2017

"Drinking is like pouring smiles on your brain." Chris Hardwick   This is another in the series of events that we ...

Argentina Wine Tasting at WWWB

Wed, Aug 9, 2017

Twenty One Wines - Argentina Cuvelier Collection cuvelier Grand Vin Cuvelier Perlita malbec Diamandes Chard...

Super Syrah Tasting at Wine Watch Wine Bar

Thu, Aug 10, 2017

  This tasting is part of the extensive research that we are doing here at the Wine Watch.  Tonight we are testing o...

Meursault Study at Wine Watch Wine Bar

Fri, Aug 11, 2017

Look I eat really well and I work out, but I also indulge when I want to. I don't starve myself in an extremist way. You'...

Riesling and Syrah wine pairing night at WWWB

Sat, Aug 12, 2017

stay tuned for more info on this event.

Aubert Tasting at WWWB

Wed, Aug 16, 2017

  Aubert Wine Tasting at WWWB Wednesday, August 16th 7:30pm   2012 Aubert Chardonnay Lauren Vineyard Price:...

A Study in Paullac

Fri, Aug 18, 2017

One of Bordeaux’s top critics Hugh Johnson has said, "If one had to single out one commune of Bordeaux to head the list,...

The Ultimate Oregon Pinot Noir Tasting at WWWB

Wed, Aug 23, 2017

Stay tuned for more info on this event.