Lots 626-644: From the cellar of a long-term client of Sotheby's, a selection of mature Bordeaux and Burgundy stored in perfect conditions with some amazing rarities.
December 17, 05:34 PM GMT
12,000 - 15,000 GBP
Château Lafite 1953
Pauillac, 1er Cru Classé
u. 1vts, 1t/hs, 1 label very slightly marked, 1 very slightly soiled, slightly nicked and stained along left edge, 1 damp soiled including a Calvet neck label soiled and partly missing
I have had many perfectly delicious bottles of this, with textbook Lafite beauty and harmony, delicacy of flavour and the true trademark long finish. It is getting older, of course, and my last bottle in 2009 was all sweetness and cinnamon, but beginning to dry up. As usual, with wines of this age, every bottle is different, enhanced by the variation in provenance, as one would expect.
Serena Sutcliffe, MW
3 mags (cn)
FROM THE CELLAR OF A LONG TERM CLIENT OF SOTHEBY'S, A SELECTION OF MATURE BORDEAUX AND BURGUNDY STORED IN PERFECT CONDITIONS. THIS COLLECTION INCLUDES RARE BURGUNDY GRAND CRU TOGETHER WITH A VARIETY OF OLD BORDEAUX INCLUDING VERY RARE BOTTLES OF LATOUR 1953 AND MAGNUMS OF LAFITE 1959.
LYING IN OCTAVIAN, WILTSHIRE Offered In Bond, available Duty Paid
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