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Krug 1996 (12 BT)

Estimate:

4,200 to - 6,500 USD

Krug 1996 (12 BT)

Krug 1996 (12 BT)

Estimate:

4,200 to - 6,500 USD

Lot sold:

6,200

USD

Krug 1996

In individual coffrets, opened by Sotheby's

On its 20th birthday (oh, that it was also mine!), still stupendously impressive, a monumental Krug and the last year when Paul Krug was part of the tasting team. I always thought that it might bear a resemblance to the legendary 1928 when it was at a similar age. It has that great tension between ripeness and acidity that is a mark of 1996, plus vinosity and power, icy orange zests and seamless silk. Sleek structure in liquid form. Serena Sutcliffe, MW

WA 98

12 bts (3 cn)