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Château Lafite 1985 (12 BT)

Estimate:

5,000

to
- 6,000 GBP

Lots 1-124: The impeccable cellar of a long standing wine lover and collector (IN BOND, AVAILABLE DUTY PAID)

Château Lafite 1985 (12 BT)

Château Lafite 1985 (12 BT)

Estimate:

5,000

to
- 6,000 GBP

Lot sold:

6,100

GBP

Château Lafite 1985

Pauillac, 1er Cru Classé

u. 2bn, 1vts, excellent appearance, 1 label has slight remnants of tissue stuck on

This is a total joy, and it always has been. In 2015, it has a really meaty/plummy nose - it comes out at you like a train, which is exciting! Great healthy red fruit on the palate, a feature of these lovely 1985s. Immensely satisfying and with a rich texture. Perfectly composed, as the very best Claret should be. Serena Sutcliffe, MW

WA 90

12 bts (cn)


Provenance:


THE IMPECCABLE COLLECTION OF A LONG-STANDING WINE LOVER AND COLLECTOR


ALL THE WINES IN THIS COLLECTION WERE PURCHASED THROUGH ESTABLISHED WINE MERCHANTS, THE MAJORITY BEING PACKED IN CARTON BY A SOTHEBY'S SPECIALIST. THESE WINES HAVE BEEN STORED IN PERFECT CONDITIONS IN A DEEP UNDERGROUND CELLAR WITH CONSTANT AUTOMATIC CONTROL OF THE IMPECCABLE COLLECTION OF A LONG-STANDING WINE LOVER AND COLLECTOR


LYING IN OCTAVIAN, WILTSHIRE Offered In Bond, available Duty Paid


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