Wine "Reserve Mouton Cadet", Sauternes AOC, 2012
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Reviews of purchase "Reserve Mouton Cadet", Sauternes AOC, 2012
Wine sparkling golden color.
Taste powerful wine, well balanced, with an oily texture and shades of apricot jam. The finish is long and impressive.
Expressive bouquet of wine filled with sweet aromas of honey, pear jam, nutty undertones.
Wine is the perfect accompaniment for sweet desserts and cheeses with noble mold.
Wine "Reserve Mouton Cadet", Sauternes from selected grapes produce 3 varieties that are grown on the best vineyards of Sauternes, located on the left bank of the Garonne River to the south-east of Bordeaux. The vines grow on a site with sandy soil and unique climate. Autumn morning fog covers the area, which has a beneficial effect on the grapes, sunny and warm weather with ideal temperature creates the necessary conditions for an excellent fruit ripening. Harvested by hand several times, and then gently pressed. Fermentation of wort lasts only a few days and is interrupted before the process is complete in order to avoid all sugar transformed into alcohol. Wine kept in tanks made of steel for 20 months, after which the wine is bottled.
Mouton Cadet - the flagship brand of wines of Baron Philippe de Rothschild. Since 1930, Mouton Cadet combines 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.
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 of Mouton Cadet. Cadet translated from 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. Mouton Cadet brand is one of the most sold in 2007, sales totaled 30 million. Bottles. In the same year in the line of Mouton Cadet added rose wine, and there are three wines in the line of Réserve Mouton Cadet (Saint-Émilion, Sauternes and Graves). Today, Mouton Cadet wine 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 "sheep").