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Château Mouton-Rothschild

Determined to Be First
James Suckling
Issue: June 30, 2005

Baroness Philippine de Rothschild seems annoyed when someone brings up the 1855 Classification. Unlike its four colleagues, Mouton-Rothschild was not originally a first-growth; initially ranked the first of the second-growths, the estate was upgraded to first-growth status in 1973.

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