Bordeaux, France, Wine

Mouton Rothschild 2017 Label released

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Chateau Mouton Rothschild
Grape: 90% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Merlot, 1% Petit Verdot
Region: Bordeaux
Year: 2017
Alcohol: 12.5%
Price: Released £360 per bottle IB
Retailer: Fine Wine Merchants (en primeur)

Released today, the Château Mouton Rothschild 2017 label is by French artist, Annette Messager. Her artwork is entitled, “Hallelulah” – a reference to wine and milk in a biblical sense. Born in 1943, Messager is a feminist artist with images featuring poetry and dream-like symbolism. Her artwork and installations examine perceptions of women by individuals and by society at large.

Mouton Rothschild 2017 Label

Looking back over the labels since 1945, each year they are a testament to the the artist’s vision. For women, 2017 must be remembered as the year of the #metoo hashtag after the Harvey Weinstein sexual abuse allegations exploded on social media. The Mouton Rothschild 2017 label by Annette Messager is a perfect reminder of this time; on top of that, the wine is a very good vintage for top Bordeaux châteaux.

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