Châteaux Mouton Rothschild, Clerc Milon and d’Armailhac : three Pauillac Classified Growths
Baron Philippe de Rothschild S.A. manages wines made at three estates in Pauillac, in the Médoc north of Bordeaux, owned by BaronessPhilippine de Rothschild’s (1933-2014) children : Camille Sereys de Rothschild, Philippe Sereys de Rothschild and Julien de Beaumarchais de Rothschild, in a Groupement Foncier Agricole or G.F.A. a holding structure for agricultural land, and let to the company on long-term lease. The wines are :
- Château Mouton Rothschild, a Pauillac First Growth
- Le Petit Mouton de Mouton Rothschild, the second wine of Château Mouton Rothschild
- Aile d’Argent, a fine white wine from Château Mouton Rothschild
- Château Clerc Milon, a Pauillac Classified Growth
- Château d’Armailhac, a Pauillac Classified Growth
Learn more about Château Mouton Rothschild : www.chateau-mouton-rothschild.com
Learn more about Château Clerc Milon : www.chateau-clerc-milon.com
Learn more about Château d’Armailhac : www.chateau-darmailhac.com
Without being the owner, the company has exclusive distribution rights worldwide for :
- Château Coutet, a Barsac-Sauternes First Growth
Learn more about Château Coutet : www.chateaucoutet.com
Domaine de Baronarques
Acquired by Baroness Philippine de Rothschild and her children in 1998, Domaine de Baronarques is located at Saint-Polycarpe, near Limoux in the Aude department in the south of France (AOC Limoux rouge). After a five-year programme to renovate the vineyard and winemaking facilities, Domaine de Baronarques is now a standard-setter for Languedoc red and white wines and takes its rightful place alongside the family’s other premium wines.
Learn more about Domaine de Baronarques : www.domaine-de-baronarques.com
Champagne Barons de Rothschild
En 2005, les trois branches de la famille Rothschild s’associent pour créer la première joint-venture familiale de leur histoire au travers d’un champagne d’exception : Barons de Rothschild. Il se décline en trois variétés : Barons de Rothschild Brut, Blanc de Blancs et Rosé. Pour l’assemblage de son champagne, la famille s’est associée aux meilleurs vignerons sur une surface de plus de 70 hectares au cœur de la Côte des Blancs et de la Montagne de Reims, en grands et premiers crus.
Learn more about Champagne Barons de Rothschild : www.champagne-bdr.com
Opus One (Napa Valley, USA)
Opus One, a 55-hectare estate and winery located at Oakville in California’s Napa Valley, was created by Baron Philippe de Rothschild and Robert Mondavi in 1978. Constellation Brands acquired Robert Mondavi Winery in 2004 and, in the following year, sealed an agreement with Baron Philippe de Rothschild SA to continue a 50/50 partnership in Opus One. One of California’s finest wines, it enjoys an international reputation.
Learn more about Opus One : www.opusonewinery.com
Almaviva (Puente Alto, Chili)
In 1997, at Puente Alto in Chile, Baroness Philippine de Rothschild launched Almaviva, a premium red wine, in partnership with Concha y Toro, a Chilean family firm. This 50-hectare wine was an immediate international success. The partnership has produced a wine of exceptional power and complexity. The launch of Almaviva marked a major milestone in the global rise of Chilean wines.
Learn more about Almaviva : www.almavivawinery.com
Baron Philippe de Rothschild produces and markets a range of high-quality branded wines including both the world-famous Bordeaux brand Mouton Cadet and the Escudo Rojo range in Chile. The wine-making teams select the best parcels to harvest from their own or partner vineyards. The French wines are blended, aged and bottled at the Mouton Cadet Winery and the Chilean ranges at the Bodega Baron Philippe de Rothschild Maipo Chile.
Baron Philippe de Rothschild’s branded wines are made from a blend of wines selected from the great appellations of the Bordeaux region then blended and bottled under the supervision of the company’s winemakers at the Mouton Cadet Winery at Saint-Laurent-Médoc. Main brands :
- Mouton Cadet
- Réserve Mouton Cadet
- Les cuvées Barons et Baronnes
- Bordeaux Baron Philippe
- Berger Baron
- La Bélière
- Mise de la Baronnie
Learn more about Mouton Cadet : www.moutoncadet.com
A partir de 1995, Baron Philippe de Rothschild a exporté son savoir-faire bordelais dans deux autres grandes régions de production : le Languedoc et le Chili.
Starting in 1995, Baron Philippe de Rothschild has exported its Bordeaux expertise to two other major wine-producing regions, Languedoc and Chile.
The company produces two range of wines in Languedoc :
- Cadet d’Oc
The wines are matured, blended and bottled by Baron Philippe de Rothschild.
Baron Philippe de Rothschild Maipo Chile, a wholly-owned subsidiary, aims to produce and market the best Chilean wines, each in its own category. That objective was fulfilled in 1997 with the birth of a fine branded wine called Escudo Rojo. Other wines have been created since then: Mapu in 2006 and Anderra in 2012.
Altogether, Baron Philippe de Rothschild sells over 22 million bottles of branded wine a year.