View full screen - View 1 of Lot 21. Château Mouton Rothschild 1989 (3 MAG).
21

Château Mouton Rothschild 1989 (3 MAG)

A Gourmet’s Classic Collection

Château Mouton Rothschild 1989 (3 MAG)

Château Mouton Rothschild 1989 (3 MAG)

Château Mouton Rothschild 1989

Pauillac, 1er Cru Classé

Good levels, excellent labels, 1 with slight signs of old seepage on shoulder, individual owc taped together

Label Artist: Georg Baselitz

Cabernet Sauvignon 78%, Cabernet Franc 14%, Merlot 8%. In 2019, this remains great Mouton, with the Merlot picked from 6 September and the Cabernet between 16 and 25 September, the earliest vintage at Mouton. A huge, cassis, opulent bouquet leads to a plush blackcurrant, rich textured taste, exotic and mouth-enveloping. The power is lurking behind the luscious fruit and everything is gloriously in place. Miss this at your peril - I am always bowled over by it. In magnum in 2019, amazing 'class in the glass'. Great finesse of texture together with depth of black fruit flavour. Noble and lingering - and so very more-ish. Serena Sutcliffe, MW

WA 90

3 mags (owc)


Provenance:


The collection was housed in a large purpose-built underground cellar with high quality temperature and humidity control. The wines were purchased from two renowned wine merchants, on first release, have never been moved, and the vast majority were kept in stacks in their original wooden cases.


LYING IN GREENFORD, MIDDLESEX

Offered Duty Paid only


Please note the purchase price does not include applicable shipping, taxes or import charges which may be charged in addition to the purchase price.


Standard price shipping is available for deliveries to mainland England. Deliveries will be charged at £10 + VAT per case, subject to a minimum delivery charge of £30 + VAT. Price on application quotes are available for all other UK addresses. Pricing for international shipping available from Sotheby's Wine department on request, please contact: Tim.Sunerton@sothebys.com.


Sotheby’s cannot arrange or take responsibility for shipments to non-UK buyers, but will be pleased to introduce them to a forwarding agent. Where it is necessary to have a licence to import wines or spirits, procural of the licence shall be the sole responsibility of the buyer. Buyers from outside the UK should note that local sales taxes or use tax may become payable upon import of items following purchase. Buyers should obtain their own advice in this regards. Any duties and taxes payable on import to the country of destination are not included. The cost of any such permit or license required for export or import of the purchased lot is not included. UK purchasers wishing to export directly out of the UK will have to pay VAT on the Buyer’s Premium irrespective of the destination. If you are shipping to another EU member state, 20% VAT has been added to the Buyer’s Premium. Those amounts of VAT may be refunded provided Sotheby’s receive the appropriate export documents within 3 months of the sale.