2022 | Frankrijk | Bordeaux, Pauillac

Château Mouton Rothschild 2022 Pauillac 1e Grand Cru Classé

  • Château Mouton Rothschild 2022 Pauillac 1e Grand Cru Classé
  • Château Mouton Rothschild 2022 Pauillac 1e Grand Cru Classé
  • Château Mouton Rothschild 2022 Pauillac 1e Grand Cru Classé
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Antonio Galloni (Vinous): 'In a word: magnificent.'

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  • Smaakprofiel
    Complex, krachtig & vol
  • Druivenras
    Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Land & Regio
    Frankrijk, Bordeaux, Pauillac
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"The Wine Independent (Lisa Perrotti-Brown MW): ‘A legend in the making.’"

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Blend92% Cabernet Sauvignon and 8% Merlot
WijnsoortRode Wijn
En PrimeurJa
LandFrankrijk
DruivenrasCabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
RegioBordeaux, Pauillac
SmaakprofielComplex, krachtig & vol
Jaargang2022
Flesinhoud0.75
Alcoholgehalte13,5 %
ClassificatieAOC Pauillac
Op dronk vanaf2030
Op dronk tot2065
Bevat sulfietenSulfieten
AfsluitingKurk
Art.nr.E106144
Awards
  • Château Mouton Rothschild 2022 Pauillac 1e Grand Cru Classé
  • Château Mouton Rothschild 2022 Pauillac 1e Grand Cru Classé
  • Château Mouton Rothschild 2022 Pauillac 1e Grand Cru Classé
  • Château Mouton Rothschild 2022 Pauillac 1e Grand Cru Classé
  • Château Mouton Rothschild 2022 Pauillac 1e Grand Cru Classé

Falstaff
100/100 punten
Deep dark ruby garnet, opaque core, purple reflections, delicate rim brightening. Ripe cherries and plums, fine nougat, a touch of precious wood, multi-faceted bouquet. Powerful, substantial, black berries, ripe, supporting tannins, fine extract sweetness, mineral-salty finish, Vieilles Vignes character, very great length, secure future ageing potential. Shows no opulence, all of a piece.

Decanter
(98-100)/100 punten

One of my favourite 2022s, technically very brilliant but it’s the texture that wows, generous, fruity, sleek, supple, it gives stone and graphite touches putting the terroir in the glass and overall this just screams elegance and finesse and above all drinkability! Smooth and shiny, silky, sleek, delicious from the first sip. Mouthwatering acidity combined with tannins that have the perfect balance of flinty grip, fleshy fruit and cool minerality. Certainly not shouting, they haven't pushed too far at all, more restrained and refined while still delivering a gorgeous mouthful of wine. Classy and refreshing. Concentrated but clean, pure and vibrant. Wonderful, magical - giving the concentration of the hot vintage which is want you want, but this is moreish and so succulent. One you'll want to finish the glass and then have more immediately. 16.4% press - 4% above normal, usually at 12-13%. 49% grand vin. 3.89pH. 76 IPT. Aged 100% in new barrels.

Jeb Dunnuck
(98-100)/100 punten
Moving to the flagship, the 2022 Château Mouton Rothschild is a massive, full-bodied, incredibly powerful 2022 that takes no prisoners with its ripe black and blue fruits, chocolate, graphite, and smoked tobacco-driven aromas and flavors. Deep, unctuous, and concentrated, with velvety tannins, this legendary Mouton is based on 92% Cabernet Sauvignon and 8% Merlot that's still resting in new barrel. It will unquestionably play with the top wines in the vintage. Harvest here began the 1st of September and finished on the 26th, and the final wine hit 14% natural alcohol, with a pH of 3.89 and an IPT of 76.

The Wine Independent (Lisa Perrotti-Brown MW)
(98-100)/100 punten

The 2022 Mouton Rothschild, 92% Cabernet Sauvignon and 8% Merlot, is aging in 100% new oak. Deep garnet-purple in color, it is incredibly closed to start off, needing a lot of shaking to wake up subtle notes of blackcurrant jelly, ripe blackberries, and fresh mulberries, leading to hints of espresso, crushed rocks, iris bulb, and star anise. Compared with the nose, the mouth wows with explosive, intense flavors of cassis, black cherries, and licorice that fill the palate, framed by very firm, beautifully ripe tannins and a lively backbone, finishing very long with mineral and floral sparks. It is amazing how classical this Mouton this is, considering the extreme vintage. A legend in the making.

Jeff Leve (The Wine Cellar Insider)
(98-100)/100 punten

Dark in color, and equally dark in fruit, this is a flamboyant, ostentatious, opulent, velvet-textured Mouton that is on the exotic side. Perhaps, this is a modern version of the 1982? The wine exudes its blackberry, boysenberry, chocolate, Asian spice, tobacco leaf, licorice, smoke, and cigar wrapper notes in the perfume. On the palate, the wine is incredibly dense. There is so much fruit, you wonder if it would be better eating this with a spoon, before taking another sip? The finish is rich, intense, velvety, long, and close to seamless, holding court for over 50 seconds. I love the touch of spice that shines before the wine fades from your palate. The wine blends 92% Cabernet Sauvignon and 8% Merlot. 14% ABV, 3.89 pH. The harvest took place September 1 - September 26. Yields were 32 hectoliters per hectare. Only 49% of the harvest was used to produce the Grand Vin. 

Colin Hay (The Drinks Business)
(98-100)/100 punten
The highest proportion of Cabernet Sauvignon in the final blend other than the 2010. Incredible. Magisterial. Almost pure Cabernet and defined of course by that. Fabulous. Succulent, refined, but with incredible finesse, guile and subtlety. Complete. Cassis and cassis leaf, black cherry, bramble, mulberry and damson. A little chocolate, very dark. So dense and compact yet this has an incredibly ample frame too. Dark cherry and stone fruit at first, then ripples of freshness breaking up the surface of the dark mirror-pool as if charged by cool undercurrents from the depths. And what depths! A wine of such gravitas. This is so thoroughly Mouton but with so much vivid energy and yet restraint. Infinite on the finish. Texturally so complex and yet so complete. A so staggeringly fresh and vivid.

James Suckling
(98-99)/100 punten

The Mouton-specific creme de cassis is all there. Al dente, too. The grapes must have been picked at near perfection. Depth and complexity. Black berries, earth, violets and other flowers. Full-bodied yet very hemmed-in with tight tannins, which are precise and polished. You can taste the grape skins and dust of the soil. The length is rather endless. 92% cabernet sauvignon.

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
(96-99)/100 punten

A brilliant wine that likely sits somewhere between the 2019 and 2020 in quality, the 2022 Mouton Rothschild is a blend of 92% Cabernet Sauvignon and 8% Merlot. Unwinding in the glass with complex aromas of minty cassis, cigar wrapper, violets and subtle hints of loamy soil, it's full-bodied, deep and concentrated, with a layered core of fruit and a fleshy, elegantly muscular profile. Broad-shouldered and seamless, it concludes with a long, resonant finish. This year the grand vin represents some 49% of the estate's production.

Jane Anson (Inside Bordeaux)
98/100 punten

Inky damson colour, with vibrant violet reflections, velvet texture, aromatics less exuberant than the Petit Mouton, but the concentration and depth on the palate is absolutely there, with cocoa powder, grilled coffee bean, olive paste, cassis, bitter black chocolate on the finish as the tannins close in, ready for decades ahead. This walks the line, and is a thoroughly enjoyable experience. Clearly needs a long time before approaching, give it the full 10 years and then some. Harvest began September 1, earliest since 1893. 32hl/h yield. 3.89ph, 76IPT, 100% new oak. Harvest overall September 1 to 26. Jean-Emanuel Danjoy director. 49% of production in the Grand Vin, 27% Petit Mouton. 100% new barrels for ageing.

Neal Martin (Vinous)
(96-98)/100 punten
Very deep, almost opaque in color. It is stubborn on the nose, at first, backward, then opens after 10 minutes with black plum, cassis and violet aromas. It is more voluptuous than the 2022 Lafite-Rothschild which is what you expect. The palate is medium-bodied with grainy and quite strict tannins (the IPT is 76), that frame layers of black fruit laced with tobacco and graphite. Powerful, almost burly, it is perhaps how the 1986 tasted in its youth. A Mouton-Rothschild determined to make a statement and it certainly does that. Feels a bit like tasting Thor's hammer at the moment, but it will just require considerable cellaring.

Antonio Galloni (Vinous)
(96-98)/100 punten

The 2022 Mouton Rothschild is a powerhouse. Inky, deep and explosive, the 2022 is a real head-turner. The combination of intense dark fruit, strong gravelly/mineral notes and imposing structure clearly bring to mind another great Mouton, and that is the 1986. In a word: magnificent.

Jancis Robinson
19/20 punten

Cabernet Sauvignon-dominated and it shows. Lovely cassis fragrance with a twist of spice. Palate truly amazing – suave, sensual but packed with polished tannin. Enough lift to provide freshness as well as light and shade. Powerful and clearly for the very long term. A modern 1986?

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