1956 Ch Mouton Baronne Philippe 5ème Cru Pauillac - 6x75cl
0656MOUP6PK _ 1956 - Ch Mouton Baronne Philippe 5ème Cru Pauillac - 6x75cl
  • Colour Red
  • Producer Château d'Armailhac
  • Region Pauillac
  • Case size 6x75cl
  • Available

1956 - Ch Mouton Baronne Philippe 5ème Cru Pauillac - 6x75cl

  • Colour Red
  • Producer Château d'Armailhac
  • Region Pauillac
  • Case size 6x75cl
  • Available

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Producer

Château d'Armailhac

For years this château had an identity crisis having almost as many names as France has had republics. It was created in the 18th century by Dominique d'Armailhac from a section of land situated between Mouton Rothschild and Pontet Canet and hence named Mouton d'Armailhac. In 1933, it was acquired by the Mouton branch of the Rothschild family and in 1956, its name was changed to Mouton-Baron-Philippe after Philippe de Roths...Read more

For years this château had an identity crisis having almost as many names as France has had republics. It was created in the 18th century by Dominique d'Armailhac from a section of land situated between Mouton Rothschild and Pontet Canet and hence named Mouton d'Armailhac. In 1933, it was acquired by the Mouton branch of the Rothschild family and in 1956, its name was changed to Mouton-Baron-Philippe after Philippe de Rothschild. Almost 20 years later, the Baron Philippe'swife died, and he changed the name to Mouton-Baronne-Philippe in her memory. If that was not enough, in 1989 the name reverted back to d'Armailhac in order to curb confusion with their brand, Mouton Cadet. Despite its chameleon-like name changes, for the past 20 years its quality has been consistent...Read less

Region

Pauillac

Due south of St Estèphe lies the appellation of Pauillac, the king of Left Bank communes. It is home to three first growths as well as a plethora of other classified growths. Pauillac's renowned well-draining, gravelly soils enable its dominant grape Cabernet Sauvignon to reach fantastic heights of complexity and concentration. As a result, Pauilac's wines tend to be full-bodied with compact tannins and good freshness. Its aromatics are often what one associates with classic Bordeaux: pencil shavings, black currant and occasional mint. Some of the most famous châteaux of the commune are Latour, Mouton Rothschild, Lafite Rothschild, Pichon Baron, Pichon Lalande and Lynch Bages.