Château Mouton Rothschild Pauillac Red Bordeaux Blend 1986

9.5231 ratings on Delectable
$1089

Deep garnet-black colour. An incredible array of aromas on the nose: blackberry, black cherry, tobacco, espresso, leather, black olive and loam. The palate is absolutely seamless from first impression to finish, effortlessly building layers of complexity in the mouth and leading to a very long, earth and spice finish. I can't see how this could possibly be improvement so have no alternative but concede perfection. Drink now to 2045+. Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

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Ratings on Delectable

Rob Brobst III Delectable Pro

This is one for the ages. Smoked oak, cassis, and super fine seamless tannins.

This is one for the ages. Smoked oak, cassis, and super fine seamless tannins.

9.6

Nathaniel DiMaggio Delectable Pro

Just drinking right now. Best red of the night!

Just drinking right now. Best red of the night!

9.0

Nathaniel DiMaggio Delectable Pro

Not usually a huge Bordeaux fan but this was just exquisite. Everything in perfect harmony. Delicious...

Not usually a huge Bordeaux fan but this was just exquisite. Everything in perfect harmony. Delicious...

9.0

Michael Meagher MS Delectable Pro

Chairman/Founder Boston Sommelier Society, Beverage Director Cafe Escadrille

Showing a lot of vegetative and astringency out of the gates.

Showing a lot of vegetative and astringency out of the gates.

9.4

Nico J. Snyman Delectable Pro

Really love this vintage, never gets to much play as everything is always overshadowed by the 82's, structural, not as much luscious fruit as '85, but quite well balanced.

Really love this vintage, never gets to much play as everything is always overshadowed by the 82's, structural, not as much luscious fruit as '85, but quite well balanced.

9.1

Jennifer DiDomizio Delectable Pro

Singing.

Singing.

9.8

Charles Antin Delectable Pro

Senior Wine Specialist/Auctioneer Zachys

More advanced than I was expecting.

More advanced than I was expecting.

9.4

Robert Cunningham Delectable Pro

Wine Educator DeVinimus, Wine Workshop

Very tight still great potential. Lovely.

Very tight still great potential. Lovely.

9.1

Laura Catena Delectable Pro

1986 Mouton beautiful aged Bordeaux in prime shape but tannins still dense so maybe has a way to go? Beautiful aromatics with still some fruit and cedar

1986 Mouton beautiful aged Bordeaux in prime shape but tannins still dense so maybe has a way to go? Beautiful aromatics with still some fruit and cedar

9.5

John Lenart Delectable Pro

Flawed by TCA. What a shame

Flawed by TCA. What a shame

-1.0