Château-Mouton-Rothschild Pauillac 1982 - Bottle Shop of Spring Lake

Château-Mouton-Rothschild Pauillac 1982

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Château-Mouton-Rothschild Pauillac 1982
$1,999.00
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$1,699.00

SKU 12625

750ml

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Mouton Rothschild is one of the five First Growth estates in Bordeaux, and is consistently a top flight wine sought-after by collectors. Planted to 77% Cabernet Sauvignon, 11% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc with very old vines averaging about 50 years, Mouton tends to be an opulent, rich, deep and almost exotic wine. Robert Parker raves, 'There is no question that some of the greatest bottles of Bordeaux I have ever drunk have been Moutons.' 
Category Red Wine
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Region France, Bordeaux, Pauillac
Brand Château-Mouton-Rothschild
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Wine AdvocateMedium brick in color, the nose of the 1982 Mouton Rothschild is a little closed and sluggish to begin, offering earthy, cigar box, iron ore, star anise and dusty soil notes with a fruit core of kirsch, dried mulberries, blackcurrant pastilles, figs and prunes emerging after a few minutes. The palate remains a blockbuster-full-bodied, rich, opulently accented and unquestionably hedonic, possessing a mid-palate that is jam-packed with notions of red and black fruit preserves. The satiny texture/ripeness of tannins is simply incredible! It delivers a very long licorice-laced finish.

Lisa Perrotti-Brown, October 2019
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Jeb DunnuckA wine that's singing today, the 1982 Chateau Mouton-Rothschild is one of those wines that needs to be tasted to be believed and almost has a California Cabernet-like sexiness and opulence paired with pure Bordeaux class. Still solid ruby-colored with a sensational nose of crème de cassis, lead pencil shaving, sweet tobacco, and even some flowery incense, it hits the palate with full-bodied richness, a multidimensional, layered texture, straight-up awesome levels of sweet fruit, and a blockbuster finish. This is Bordeaux at its most sexy and hedonistic, and it's just a joy to drink. Given its relatively youthful vibe, I expect it to continue drinking brilliantly for another two decades and even at that point have a gradual decline. There's no need to delay gratification though, and it's certainly ready to go.

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Wine SpectatorGlorious aromas. Dark ruby red. Wonderful perfumes of flowers, berry and lilac. Full-bodied, with silky tannins and a long and pretty finish. Balanced. Class in a glass. Just as I remember.--Bordeaux retrospective.

James Suckling, June 30, 2001
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VinousThe 1982 Mouton Rothschild also comes across as muted and lacking in expression. Time in the glass is of no help. This is a perplexing showing.

Antonio Galloni, December 2015

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