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Réserve Pauillac

Mouton Cadet Réserve Pauillac 2015

Pauillac, Bordeaux, France
184 days ago

OPUSCRU.COM scored this wine: 90/100

58% Merlot, 32% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Cabernet Franc Well-rounded body and structure speak to craftsmanship with this adorable Bordeaux blend. Pallet- pleasing on all levels, blackberries leap from the glass while bergamot, pepper, and toast round out the bouquet. It becomes abundantly evident that 2015 was an excellent vintage in Bordeaux when you contemplate how full-bodied, velvety, and complex this easy-drinking wine is. You could lay this one down for a few years or drink now with a Dijon and tyme encrusted, French trimmed rack of lamb.

Réserve St-Émilion

Mouton Cadet Réserve St-Émilion 2016

Bordeaux, France
184 days ago

OPUSCRU.COM scored this wine: 90/100

85% Merlot, 14% Cabernet Franc, 1% Cabernet Sauvignon This Merlot dominant Bordeaux blend is unique in the Mouton Cadet line up when vibrant crimson color and old cellar aromas take charge. You could swear it sat in old French wood for years, rather than 16 months. Dried cranberry, clove and a dash of sweet spice raise the bar on average fruit-forward reds. Roasted red pepper, cocoa, prune and ripe cherry lavish the mid pallet while well-integrated tannins balance everything out. Dynamic and complex, match this finely structured red with grilled meats or red-sauced cannelloni.

Rosé

Mouton Cadet Rosé 2018

Bordeaux, France
184 days ago

OPUSCRU.COM scored this wine: 85/100

86% Merlot, 12% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2% Cabernet Franc Made via direct press method, this well-structured, yet balanced blush is sure to be a crowd pleaser. Gently integrated tannins brush the pallet with nuances of pink grapefruit, mint and honeydew melon. Delicate red berry notes come to life while a lip-smacking finish leaves you longing for another sip. Don’t overpower with food. Instead, pair with gently seared Ahi tuna cubes, poached salmon, or “sans Cuisine” with good company.

Blanc

Mouton Cadet Blanc 2018

Bordeaux, France
184 days ago

OPUSCRU.COM scored this wine: 88/100

68% Sauvignon Blanc, 30% Semillion, 2% Muscadelle This nicely priced white stands as a testament that great Bordeaux blends aren’t always red. Sourced from 3 distinct subregions the lively acidity allows wet stone, mixed with grapefruit, white pepper, and spring honeysuckle to show thru straight to the lengthy apricot and white peach finish. Enjoy with friends this summer on its own or lemon drenched scallops, gently drizzled with creamy dill sauce.

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