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Château Margaux 2003 (12 BT)

Estimate:

3,200

to
- 4,200 GBP

A REMARKABLE SELECTION OF BORDEAUX, YQUEM, BURGUNDY AND CHAMPAGNE

Château Margaux 2003 (12 BT)

Château Margaux 2003 (12 BT)

Estimate:

3,200

to
- 4,200 GBP

Lot sold:

4,270

GBP

Château Margaux 2003

Margaux, 1er Cru Classé

2 cases of 6 bts –  Case still banded

45% made the 'grand vin'. Glorious red fruit showing beautiful maturity of the grapes. Very, very good. David Peppercorn said that the texture reminded him of the young 1947. (They have also made a tremendous Pavillon Rouge in 2003.) That real "penetration" of a 1er Cru bouquet - intense, far-reaching and noble. A huge mouthful of stunning, healthy fruit with the complete, perfect balance of tannin and acidity. Smoky blackberries finish. In 2015, incredibly spicy on the nose, with that exotic touch. So fantastically drinkable and luscious. Serena Sutcliffe, MW

WA 98

12 bts (2 owc)


Provenance:


A remarkable selection of Bordeaux, d’Yquem, Burgundy & Champagne including highly regarded large formats, parcels of young claret, d'Yquem and Louis Roederer Cristal 2004 together with a great selection of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti. Highlights include an imperial of Latour 1982 and Pétrus 1983, bottles of Mouton 1996, 2000, 2003 and parcels of other first growths along with Domaine de la Romanée-Conti from the 1993 vintage up to 2010


LYING IN GREENFORD, MIDDLESEX Offered Duty Paid only


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