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2010 Mouton Rothschild Prices, Brief History of Rothschild Dynasty

Following Chateau Margaux’s lead from yesterday, Pauillac First Growth Chateau Mouton-Rothschild released its 2010 prices today. The chateau, classified as a Second Growth in the 1855 Classification, is the only estate to have been promoted in the hierarchy. It joined the four other First Growths (Lafite, Latour, Margaux, and Haut Brion) in 1973 after years of lobbying. Brief History of ... Read More »

2010 Clerc Milon: New Chateau, Futures Prices Revealed

Last week during VinExpo, Clerc Milon unveiled its brand new chateau and vinification cellars. The Pauillac Fifth Growth estate is part of the Rothschild wine portfolio, run by Baroness Philippine de Rothschild, that includes the prestigious First Growth, Chateau Mouton-Rothschild. Clerc Milon was acquired by Philippine’s father, Baron Philippe de Rothschild, in 1970. Two years ago, the Baroness hired Bordeaux ... Read More »

2nd Label Selections: Echo de Lynch Bages

Widely-popular Pauillac chateau Lynch-Bages may have released its 2010 first wine at above $150 per bottle, but you can still get its second wine, Echo de Lynch-Bages, for under $50. Now managed by the well-respected Cazes family, Lynch-Bages has a long history. Read More »

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