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The barrel-aged Le Petit Mouton Pauillac 1er Cru Classé from the Bordeaux winegrowing region reveals a dense purple color in the glass. The first nose of Le Petit Mouton Pauillac 1er Cru Classé reveals nuances of red currant, sour cherries and raspberries. The fruity parts of the bouquet are joined by notes of barrel aging such as even more fruity-balsamic nuances.
On the palate, Le Petit Mouton Pauillac 1er Cru Classé of Château Mouton Rothschild starts wonderfully aromatic, fruity and balanced. On the palate, the texture of this powerful red wine is wonderfully velvety and dense. In the finish, this youthful wine from the wine-growing region of Bordeaux finally inspires with considerable length. There are again hints of sour cherry and red currant. In the aftertaste, mineral notes of the soils dominated by gravel and clay are added.
Vinification of Le Petit Mouton Pauillac 1er Cru Classé from Château Mouton Rothschild
The powerful Le Petit Mouton Pauillac 1er Cru Classé from France is a cuvée, pressed from the grape varieties Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. In Bordeaux, the vines that produce the grapes for this wine grow on soils of clay and gravel. When perfect physiological maturity is assured, the grapes for Le Petit Mouton Pauillac 1er Cru Classé are harvested exclusively by hand without the use of punishing and less selective machines. After the harvest, the grapes are immediately transferred to the press house. Here they are sorted and carefully crushed. This is followed by fermentation in small wood at controlled temperatures. After the end of fermentation, the powerful Le Petit Mouton Pauillac 1er Cru Classé is aged for several months in oak barrels.
Food recommendation for the Le Petit Mouton Pauillac 1er Cru Classé from Château Mouton Rothschild
This French red wine is best enjoyed tempered at 15 - 18°C. It is perfect as a companion to leek soup, leek tortilla or pasta with sausage dumplings.
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