Château Canon 1959 (3 MAG)
2,400 - 3,200 GBP
Château Canon 1959
St. Emilion, 1er Grand Cru Classé (B)
Last tasted from magnum. Lovely, fragrant, totally classy nose. Multi-dimensional bouquet - mind-blowing. So spicy. Glorious coffee taste. Immense length and persistence. Completely eclipses the 1961, which is quite a feat.
Serena Sutcliffe, MW
3 mags (owc)
AN OUTSTANDING SELECTION OF HISTORIC VINTAGES DATING BACK TO 1917, ALONGSIDE UNPRECEDENTED EXPERIENCES IN COLLABORATION WITH CHANEL. THE WINES WERE RELEASED FROM THE CELLARS OF THE CHATEAU ESPECIALLY FOR THIS AUCTION, WHERE THEY HAD BEEN STORED IN PERFECT CONDITIONS EVER SINCE BEING PRODUCED. ALL BOTTLES SPECIALLY LABELED FOR THIS SALE WITH ORIGINAL LABELS. ALL BOTTLES SHOW EXCELLENT LEVELS AND APPEARANCE, UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED. RECORKED AND RECONDITIONED UP TO AND INCLUDING THE 1983 VINTAGE, UNLESS OTHERWISE INDICATED; WHERE RELEVANT, CORKS ARE EMBOSSED WITH THE DATE OF RECORKING. ALL VINTAGES FROM 1985 ONWARDS ARE UNDER THEIR ORIGINAL CORKS. ALL BOTTLES FROM DOUBLE MAGNUMS UPWARDS ARE SEALED UNDER PLAIN RED WAX.
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