Wine "Le Petit Mouton" De Mouton Rothschild, 1999, 1.5 L
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Reviews of purchase "Le Petit Mouton" De Mouton Rothschild, 1999, 1.5 L
Wine has a beautiful dark red color.
The taste of wine is rounded and beautiful, with a nice tannic structure, notes of fruit, cherries and cherry vodka Kirsch, which is perfectly complemented by nuances of oak wood. The finish is long.
In the aromatic bouquet of wine contains tones of blackberry, black currant and cherry, are underlined shades of hazelnut, toasted almonds, as well as the nuances of violets and vanilla.
The wine goes well with hot appetizers, meats, sausage, beef, pork, lamb, game and cheeses.
Flowering vine began in 1999 and ended on May 25 at 8 days before. A similar rate of flowering was observed about 30 years ago. In general, the spring of this year was marked by higher temperatures than usual. The beginning of summer was marked favorable for crop development air temperature. July and August were wet. Good weather has entered into force on 20 August, which allowed the harvest to ripen perfectly. Grapes had an excellent quality, with potentially high alcohol content, as well as a perfect balance of sweetness and acidity.
Wine story Rothschild - the famous banking family, who in the XIX century have created a financial empire began in 1853 with the purchase of Bran Castle Mouton in Pauillac. This castle was given the name Rothschild Chateau Mouton Rothschild, and producing wine here respectively called Mouton Rothschild. But the family had little interest in production until 1920, when the estate began to manage an ambitious, bright and eccentric Baron Philippe de Rothschild, who breathed new life into the vineyard inherited them. Today, the name of the person associated with the steady pursuit of high quality in the production of wine and unprecedented success in the wine business.
Baron Philippe de Rothschild was truly devoted to his cause, he was guided by innovative and revolutionary ideas in the wine industry that literally changed the lives of all lovers of wine from Bordeaux. Thanks to the courage, brilliant mind, intuition and creativity, he made a rather conservative revolution in business - a traditional French winemaking. Baron was among the first in Bordeaux introduced the practice of bottling of wine in the economy, which is generally accepted. Another innovative step was the construction of an unusual wine cellar, designed by his friend, the architect of Paris. This cellar was not underground, and above it. The aim of the company from its very inception has been producing the best wines in the world in any category. Excellent quality wine is largely determined by the company over the years perfected the art of blending.
Daughter of Philippe de Rothschild, Baroness Philippine de Rothschild, head of the company today, continues the tradition of his father and makes every effort to modernize and develop the family business. Today, the company's products are exported to over 60 countries.