Petrus 1985 (12 BT)
14,000 to - 18,000 GBP
u. 8bn, 1vts, 1ts, 6 labels slightly soiled along bottom edge, including 1 slightly peeling at corner, 1 very slightly nicked and 1 slightly wrinkled - both along bottom edge, 1 has a small nick on main label, 2 very slightly soiled but badly creased and slightly damaged along bottom edge, 3 slightly soiled including 1 slightly peeling at corner and slightly creased along bottom edge, 2 soiled and slightly nicked, capsules slightly worn and showing signs of corrosion, 1 slightly nicked around collar
A recent bottle was one of the greatest, with a glorious earthy, truffley, tobacco bouquet, with notes of lead pencil and liquorice all the way through. It was just so rosy of taste, so bloomy, utterly luscious and yet linear underneath. Another bottle had a bouquet that was very berryish, typically Petrus. Irony taste. Absolutely ready. Serena Sutcliffe, MW
12 bts (cn)
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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