The Mouton Mystery: Chateau Mouton-Rothschild 1945, fake or real?

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“Broadbent described Mouton 1945 as ‘a Churchill of a wine’, and not just in reference to the wine itself, either. An Art Deco label was commissioned from the poster artist Carlu for the 1924 Mouton vintage. To commemorate the end of the war, 1945 was the second vintage of Mouton to feature a bespoke label, based on British Prime Minister Winston Churchill’s ‘V for Victory’, by a young French artist called Philippe Jullian. Every vintage since, Mouton has enlisted an artist to design a new label. Although the artists are never paid for their work, they do receive ten cases of wine – five of that year’s vintage, plus five of their own vintage year.”

A purchase of a special wine from the cellar of a special house with special owners, a story told by BKWine Magazine guest writer Stuart George: The Mouton Mystery: Chateau Mouton-Rothschild 1945, fake or real?

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Stuart George with Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1945
Stuart George with Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1945, copyright S George

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