Chateau Mouton-Rothschild 2000 (1 x 750mL), Bordeaux, France.

$2,200
Warranty:

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Each year since 1945, the Château Mouton Rothschild label has been illustrated with an artwork by a leading painter, specially created for the vintage. Thus, the most famous names in contemporary painting have been brought together in a collection to which a new work is added each year.

For 2000, in an exceptional departure from this tradition, Baroness Philippine has not commissioned a painter. The bottle “in person” has become a collector’s item, its very glass adorned with a treasure from the Museum of Wine in Art at Mouton: the little “Augsburg Ram”, a chased silver-gilt drinking vessel created around 1590 by Jakob Schenauer, a German master goldsmith.

In order to reproduce all the refinement and lustre of the original work, after four months of research, the glassmaker B.S.N. came up with a new technique for enamelling in relief, calling for custom-made tools and work of the utmost precision. The particularly complex method for firing the gold and enamel has produced a scintillating texture and an incomparable capacity to catch the light.

A golden ring around the black foil reproduces the design engraved on the ram’s collar and recalls the chased volutes of its body. The arms, the name, the vintage and the owner’s signature have been screen-printed in gold. The bottle, of high-quality, heavy glass, has been slightly remodelled at the shoulder in the shape of a truncated cone. As proof of its authenticity, the Château Mouton Rothschild name is engraved in the base.

Region:
FRA - Bordeaux
State:
Imported
Country:
France

Expert Reviews

Rated 97- Wine Enthusiast - "With its distinctive antique bottle and gold etched label dominated by a sheep, this is definitely a move away from classic Bordeaux bottling. It is good that the wine can support the presentation. The fruit is so ripe, it almost tastes of raisins, but that sweetness is finely balanced by the dry tannins and concentrated texture. To finish, there are exotic spices, giving an almost oriental character to the long aftertaste."

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Winery Tasting Notes

The wine has a fine, deep color, almost black with a purple-violet tint, and an open, complex nose. Red fruit aromas predominate (redcurrant, cherry liqueur, bilberry), alongside slightly floral notes of lily and violet together with fine vanilla. From a full, firm attack with plenty of heft and substance, the body builds on mature, silky, creamy tannins, with intense flavors of blackcurrant, blackberry and spice with a hint of cinnamon. The finish, powerful, substantial and long, reveals all the expressiveness and distinction of a great Mouton Rothschild, reminiscent in its richness and elegance of the very fine 1986 vintage.

Winery Profile

Since 1933, Baron Philippe de Rothschild SA, located at Pauillac in the Médoc, has been motivated by a constant ambition: to make the world's finest wines, each in its own category, whether the châteaux wines for which it is responsible – the renowned Château Mouton Rothschild, a First Growth, and its distinguished lieutenants, Château Clerc Milon and Château d'Armailhac – or branded wines, like the famous Mouton Cadet.

Baron Philippe de Rothschild SA has also exported its know-how beyond Bordeaux: to the Pays d'Oc, with a range of varietal wines and, more recently, Domaine de Baron'arques; to California, with Opus One; and to Chile, with Almaviva.

One of the key factors behind the company's undisputed success is the art of blending, which it practises with exceptional skill. Baroness Philippine de Rothschild, the majority shareholder of Baron Philippe de Rothschild SA, works closely with the executive directors to maintain, modernise and develop the family business.

View Chateau Mouton Baron Philippe de Rothschild website

Other Information

  • 2000 vintage
  • 1 x 750mL Bottle
  • FRA - Bordeaux, Imported
  • Cork closure
Liquor Act 2007: It is against the law to sell or supply alcohol to, or to obtain alcohol on behalf of, a person under the age of 18 years. GraysOnline liquor licence LIQP770010049

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Rated 97- Wine Enthusiast - "With its distinctive antique bottle and gold etched label dominated by a sheep, this is definitely a move away from classic Bordeaux bottling. It is good that the wine can support the presentation. The fruit is so ripe, it almost tastes of raisins, but that sweetness is finely balanced by the dry tannins and concentrated texture. To finish, there are exotic spices, giving an almost oriental character to the long aftertaste."

Rated 96 points - Robert Parker's - The Wine Advocate "Perhaps the most beautiful packaging ever on a Bordeaux bottle, Baroness Philippine de Rothschild literally produced a work of art in the gold-engraved bottle of 2000 Mouton Rothschild. Of course, one can’t drink the glass, but this is a top-flight Mouton Rothschild, eclipsed only by the 2006 and 2009. A rich, tannic, earthy style, with loads of creme de cassis and floral notes, the final blend of 86% Cabernet Sauvignon and 14% Merlot is a full-bodied wine with plenty of coffee, earth, chocolatey notes, and still plenty of tannin to resolve. Rating: 96+"

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We’ll despatch your product the next working day! Depending on your location, you can expect delivery anywhere between 2 and 5 working days from payment date.


We will send you an email notifying you as soon as your items have left our warehouse.


In this email, you will find the name of the carrier company and the consignment note number of your item as well as information on tracking the delivery of your item online. Simply follow the link to the relevant website and enter your reference number. You will then be able to quickly and efficiently track the delivery status of your item!


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