2021 Mouton-Rothschild Bordeaux Blend

Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
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JS 97 JL 97 WE 97 DC 96 WA 96 VN 96 JA 95 JD 95
JS 97

jamessuckling.com, May 2022

(JS 96-97 points) A firm and compact Mouton with a powerful tannin frame for the vintage, yet it remains fine and precise as it opens to a velvety texture. Black fruit with tar, pencil lead and tobacco. Driven and firm...
JL 97

TheWineCellarInsider.com, May 2022

(JL 95-97 points) Deep garnet with purple accents around the rim. Asian spice, cedar, tobacco leaf, cocoa, licorice, flowers and blackberries, with black cherry and light notes of espresso show up with ease on the nose...
WE 97

Wine Enthusiast, June 2022

(WE 95–97 points) Big, rich and sumptuously smoky, this has density and power. Its blackberry tones are structured, with a core of tannins. This very fine wine has all the classic attributes of a Mouton, just slightly...
DC 96

Decanter, April 2022

Gorgeous deep pink purple rim to the glass. The nose is bright and intense, heady with perfumed aromatics and edges of graphite, cocoa and sweet red cherries. Such clarity on the palate, excellent tension from the get go...
WA 96

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, April 2022

(WA 95-96 points) The 2021 Mouton Rothschild is a terrific wine in the making, unfurling in the glass with aromas of cherries and wild berries mingled with notions of violets, espresso roast, pipe tobacco and mint...
VN 96

Vinous, May 2022

(94-96 points) The 2021 Mouton Rothschild is a potent, tightly wound Pauillac that will need a number of years to come together. Driving in its intensity, with searing tannins, the 2021 comes across as a bit severe...
JA 95

janeanson.com, April 2022

Jewel-ruby in colour, crystalline reflections. This is less exuberant than a usual Mouton, more of a classic Pauillac with intensity and depth through the palate. Plenty of grip and length, with rich layers of raspberry...
JD 95

jebdunnuck.com, June 2022

(JD 93-95 points) The 2021 Château Mouton Rothschild is terrific, and while it plays in the more medium-bodied, elegant style of the vintage, it's perfectly balanced and has plenty of richness as well as texture. A blend...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Pauillac
Vintage 2021
Size 750ML
Closure Cork

The 2021 Mouton-Rothschild is an exceptional Bordeaux blend that showcases the artistry and expertise of the renowned Mouton-Rothschild estate. With its deep ruby color and crystalline reflections, this wine immediately captivates the eye. From the moment the cork is released, a symphony of aromas fills the air, revealing an intricate tapestry of cherries, wild berries, violets, espresso roast, pipe tobacco, and mint.

On the palate, this wine is medium to full-bodied, offering a seamless and layered experience. The flavors of ripe cherries and blackberries take center stage, complemented by subtle notes of gunsmoke, licorice, cocoa bean, and a hint of Asian spice. The richness and depth of this wine are balanced by its vibrant acidity, melting tannins, and a long, resonant finish.

Crafted from a blend of 89% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot, and 1% Cabernet Franc, the 2021 Mouton-Rothschild achieved an alcohol content of 13.1%. It is a testament to the extreme selection process employed by the talented Jean-Emmanuel Danjoy and his team. This wine is a true expression of the Pauillac region, showcasing its intensity, elegance, and classic character.

Notable wine critics have praised the 2021 Mouton-Rothschild for its exceptional quality. Robert Parker's Wine Advocate awarded it an impressive score of 96 points, describing it as a "demonstrative, sensual Mouton." Jane Anson recognized its potential for further development and hinted at a potential upscore in the future. Jeff Leve highlighted its purity, energy, and refined tannins, projecting a drinking window from 2030 to 2060.

In summary, the 2021 Mouton-Rothschild is a wine of remarkable finesse and complexity. It embodies the essence of the Bordeaux region, offering a sensory journey that is sure to delight the most discerning wine enthusiasts. Whether enjoyed now or cellared for future enjoyment, this wine is a testament to Mouton-Rothschild's unwavering commitment to producing exceptional wines.