Wine "Mouton Cadet", Bordeaux AOC Rouge, 2011, 375 ml
Wine rich garnet color.
Rich taste of wine is characterized by velvety tannins, pleasant acidity and a long finish with bright berry notes.
The aroma of wine combines bright tones of blackberry, spice, cherry and black currant.
The wine goes well with game, lamb, rabbit, tuna, duck and veal.
The history of the "Mouton Cadet" begins at the end of the 1920s during the time of crop failure. The wines produced in this period, seemed unworthy to be called "Mouton-Rothschild". Already in 1930, the wine was released under the name "Mouton Cadet". "Cadet" in French means "little brother." But, despite the lack of the traditional prestige created wine was a great success. To repeat the triumph of wine, Rothschild was forced to ask for grapes to neighboring farms. Originally wine made from appellasona Pauillac, but with the growth in demand has been used grapes from appellasonov Saint Estephe and Medoc. In subsequent years, wine included grapes from vineyards even more significant, but with the beginning of World War II, production was halted. After the war, resumed production of wines under the classification of Bordeaux AOC (1947). In 1970, in accordance with the concept of the brand has been added white wine, resulting in 1975 sales amounted to more than 3 million. Bottles worldwide.
In 1996, the wine was created Réserve "Mouton Cadet", which is characterized by a great potential for aging. Brand "Mouton Cadet" is one of the best selling in 2007, sales totaled 30 million. Bottles. In the same year in the line of "Mouton Cadet" Add rose wine, and there are three wines in the lineup Réserve "Mouton Cadet" (Saint-Émilion, Sauternes and Graves). Today wine "Mouton Cadet" exported to more than 150 countries worldwide. These wines can be found in prestigious restaurants in the US, Europe and Asia, the best hotels resorts in the world, on board the aircraft and transatlantic liner. "Mouton Cadet" is not the first year is the sponsor of the Cannes Film Festival, Rolland Garros tennis tournament, as well as the Russian Theatre Festival Golden Mask.
Logo "Mouton Cadet" - is a stylized image of a combination of a bunch of grapes and a lamb ("Mouton" in French means "lamb").