Mouton-Rothschild, Château

Definition

Wine

  • a château in the Bordeaux region of France that was originally graded deuxième cru (second growth) in the classification of 1855 but was then upgraded to premier cru (first growth) in 1973, the only change ever to the original classification. It produces very good red wines from Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc grapes. Over the years, the work of many famous artists has adorned the labels of Château Mouton-Rothschild, including Salvador Dalí, Francis Bacon, Georges Braque and Jean Cocteau.
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