Opaque, brooding in hue, the aromas suggest scented, spice-laden cassis, black fruit and cardamom. The abundant juicy berry fruit on the palate shows a distinct minty lift. Seriously intense, layered and opulent, there is simply layer upon layer of gloriously textured fruit, with elements of mocha, chocolate and toast. Effortless – the tannins are superfine, sweet and round. Will this ever close down? This is a wine with a gradually building sense of concentration and a distinct mineral, gravelly touch on the finish. So refined and well-balanced, this is a wine that has the potential to be one of two or three best Mouton vintages since the legendary 1986.Robert Parker: 96-98+ points (Wine Advocate 188)
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Young 2025 - 2041
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