|Brand||Château Mouton Rothschild|
|Oak Treatment||French Oak|
|Aging||more than 20 months|
|Total Varietal Composition %||85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 14% Merlot, and a dollop of Cabernet Franc|
A superb Mouton, the 2005 is composed of 85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 14% Merlot, and a dollop of Cabernet Franc. Under the new administrator, Philippe Dalhuin, the strictest selection of any recent vintage was instituted (64% of the production was used), and the 2005's 13.5% natural alcohol is one of the highest ever achieved at this estate.