Château Mouton Rothschild, 1978 (Tasting)


Winery
Château Mouton Rothschild
Country
France
Region / Subregion
Bordeaux / Pauillac
Bottle size
0.75l
Grape(s)
Cabernet Franc: 9%
Cabernet Sauvignon: 77%
Merlot: 12%
Petit Verdot: 2%
Rating
73 WB

Fill level
Label condition
Capsule condition
Eye
Clearness:
clear
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Color depth:
medium
Nose
Aroma:
Earthy, Mushrooms, Cigar box, Eucalyptus, Leather
Mouth
Sweetness:
dry
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Acid:
alive
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Tannins:
rough

Aroma:
Petroleum, Smoke, Musk, Plum compote, Sherry
Palate
Body:
slightly
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Alcoholic strength:
slightly
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Consistency:
fine

Aroma:
Petroleum, Pepper
Overall impression
Unfortunately, the wine is about the zenith. Although has a long finish, however, outweigh the petro-metallic and mushroomed flavors.