Wine "Mouton Cadet", Bordeaux AOC Rouge, 2012
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Reviews of purchase "Mouton Cadet", Bordeaux AOC Rouge, 2012
Wine of intense ruby red color with purple highlights and a beautiful shine.
Well-structured wine with a flexible texture differs full, round, wonderfully balanced taste with elegant tannins and a rich palette of fruit tones that successfully emphasizes a touch of licorice. A long pleasant aftertaste observed nuances of berries.
The wine has an open, rich, slightly spicy bouquet with charming aromas of ripe red and black berries, accompanied by hints of menthol and strawberry jam.
This wine will perfectly complement taste venison, rabbit, duck, veal with mushroom sauce, tuna fish in wine sauce and lamb with vegetables.
"Mouton Cadet" Rouge - it is very expressive red wine created from a blend of classic grape varieties. Merlot gives the wine freshness and flavor of ripe red fruit (cherry, raspberry, currant); Cabernet Sauvignon strengthens the structure of a well-integrated tannins and a bouquet filled with shades of black berries; Cabernet Franc provides roundness and velvety smoothness. Selected grapes for the production of "Mouton Cadet" is going to different parts of the Bordeaux region, grown winegrowers partners under the control of the company oenologist Baron Philippe de Rothschild. Berries from different vineyards are vinified separately. The wine is aged in stainless steel tanks for 6-10 months. Before serving, aeration is recommended. Wine storage potential is 3-5 years.
"Mouton Cadet" - the flagship brand of wines of Baron Philippe de Rothschild. Since 1930, "Mouton Cadet" combines the quality, prestige and know-how in the seductive and expressive wines. These wines - the fruit of a generous nature and talent of winemakers, the result of combining the inimitable terroir and the passion of Baron Philippe de Rothschild.
The history of the "Mouton Cadet" begins at the end of the 1920s during the time of crop failure. The wines produced in this period, seemed unworthy to be called "Mouton-Rothschild". Already in 1930, the wine was released under the name "Mouton Cadet". "Cadet" in French means "little brother." But, despite the lack of the traditional prestige created wine was a great success. To repeat the triumph of wine, Rothschild was forced to ask for grapes to neighboring farms. Originally wine made from appellasona Pauillac, but with the growth in demand has been used grapes from appellasonov Saint Estephe and Medoc. In subsequent years, wine included grapes from vineyards even more significant, but with the beginning of World War II, production was halted. After the war, resumed production of wines under the classification of Bordeaux AOC (1947). In 1970, in accordance with the concept of the brand has been added white wine, resulting in 1975 sales amounted to more than 3 million. Bottles worldwide.
In 1996, the wine was created Réserve "Mouton Cadet", which is characterized by a great potential for aging. Brand "Mouton Cadet" is one of the best selling in 2007, sales totaled 30 million. Bottles. In the same year in the line of "Mouton Cadet" Add rose wine, and there are three wines in the lineup Réserve "Mouton Cadet" (Saint-Émilion, Sauternes and Graves). Today wine "Mouton Cadet" exported to more than 150 countries worldwide. These wines can be found in prestigious restaurants in the US, Europe and Asia, the best hotels resorts in the world, on board the Concorde and the transatlantic liner. "Mouton Cadet" is not the first year is the sponsor of the Cannes Film Festival, Rolland Garros tennis tournament, as well as the Russian Theatre Festival Golden Mask.
Logo "Mouton Cadet" - is a stylized image of a combination of a bunch of grapes and a lamb ("Mouton" in French means "lamb").