Lots 116-357: A beautiful collection of the most famous names from Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne and the New World, including 1945 Mouton and 1989 Petrus.
December 17, 05:34 PM GMT
1,000 - 1,400 GBP
Louis Roederer, Cristal Brut 2008
60% Pinot Noir, 40% Chardonnay. 16% went through malolactic fermentation. What an example of old vines on chalk, precise but also approachable, with similarities to 1996, but better, probably because they picked a week later. In 2019, the bouquet has become more nutty - cherry kernels. This had more time on the lees than the 1996, which gives the unbelievably full taste, superb texture, plus flavours of hazelnuts, lemons and yuzu. An almost eternal finish - hallmark Cristal. Serena Sutcliffe, MW
6 bts (oc)
REPRESENTING A COLLECTOR’S LIFE’S WORK, THIS IS A STUNNING COLLECTION FROM THE MOST STORIED PRODUCERS IN BORDEAUX, BURGUNDY AND FURTHER AFIELD, WITH A PARTICULARLY PHENOMENAL SELECTION OF MATURE PETRUS ALONGSIDE AN INCREDIBLY DEEP OFFERING OF BLUE-CHIP CHAMPAGNE. IN ADDITION TO THESE, OF SPECIAL NOTE IS AN OUTSTANDING PAIR OF EX-CHATEAU MOUTON 1945 BOTTLES, AUTHENTICATED AND RECONDITIONED BY THE CHATEAU IN 2019. ALL PURCHASED FROM A REPUTABLE UK MERCHANT AND SOTHEBY’S, AND STORED IN PROFESSIONAL TEMPERATURE-CONTROLLED WAREHOUSING FOR ITS FULL LIFE.
LYING IN OCTAVIAN, WILTSHIRE Offered In Bond, available Duty Paid
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