*6R* 2006 Chateau Mouton Rothschild Pauillac (Bordeaux, FR)

Weight: 6R

Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot 

Region: Pauillac, Bordeaux, France

97 Points, The Wine Advocate

"The 2006 Château Mouton-Rothschild has a brilliant bouquet that is extremely well defined: blackberry, minerals and graphite aromas that you could pluck from the ether. That sets you up nicely for what follows. The palate is very harmonious with supple tannin. The silver bead of acidity is beautifully judged and interwoven through this linear and classic Mouton that is reminiscent of those ethereal wines Baron Philippe oversaw during the 1950s. It is all about the precision and classicism without denuding the fruit intensity, to wit, a complete Mouton-Rothschild that is a strong candidate for wine of the vintage. This is the wine that really put winemaker Philippe Dhalluin on the map and rightly so." - Neal Martin, The Wine Advocate