1983 Ch. Mouton Rothschild

An opaque purple coloured wine with paler rim. Quite pronounced aromas of earthy, blackcurrant, black plum, mint, smoke, dusty and licorice with an attack of jammy fruit. It is dry with medium acidity and alcohol. Tannin is medium with nature of ripe and fine grained. More than medium body and flavour intensity. Blackcurrant, plum, bell pepper, and spicy flavours with a fairly long length and plumy/minty finish (93)

Tasted on 27 Aug 2011