Chateau Mouton Rothschild has revealed its 2012 vintage mark made by Miquel Barcelo, the final artist commissioned by the late Baroness Philippine de Rothschild.
The mark depicts two rams on their hind legs, matching each additional's strength, against a hazy watercolour background of greens and blues. Mouton Rothschild has commissioned an artist to design its grand vin mark for each vintage since 1945, and the 2012 mark was the final creation personally commissioned by Baroness Philippine de Rothschild, who died in August this year. Inspiration for its Bordeaux 2012 vintage mark came from the two rams featured on the chateau's own emblem, said Barcelo. Born in Majorca in 1957, Miquel Barcelo has risen to prominence in the past two decades. His work was exhibited at the Paris Museum of Modern Art in 1996 and the city's Louvre museum showed his watercolours in 2004. In 2008, he made and painted a
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