Château Mouton Rothschild 1982 (12 BT)
8,000 - 12,000 GBP
Château Mouton Rothschild 1982
Pauillac, 1er Cru Classé
u. 5bn, 3vts, labels very slightly soiled, excellent for age, capsules slightly worn at base by divider, 4 capsules damaged at base, 3 very slightly corroded, owc lid slightly damaged
Label Artist: John Huston
In 2019, this is as great as ever, perfect now in bottle, but try and wait a bit in magnum. Deep black fruit characterises the bouquet, cigar-rich and opulent. In the mouth, there is dense, welcoming texture plus ripe, yet still fresh, flavour that just swarms over the palate. Huge and enveloping, exciting and satisfying. This is classic Mouton from a vintage that miraculously combined fabulous quality with quantity.
Serena Sutcliffe, MW
12 bts (owc)
A CLASSIC CELLAR OF EUROPEAN AND NEW WORLD ICONS. THIS FABULOUS COLLECTION HAS BEEN PUT TOGETHER WITH ABSOLUTE TOP QUALITY IN MIND. FIRST GROWTH BORDEAUX, LAFLEUR, LE PIN (INCLUDING EXTREMELY LIMITED DOUBLE MAGNUMS OF 2005) AND PETRUS. LEROY AND DOMAINE D'AUVENAY, FAIVELEY, DE MONTILLE AND OTHERS REPRESENT BURGUNDY, WITH GRAND MARQUE CHAMPAGNE ADDING A SPARKLING FLOURISH TO THE EUROPEAN FOCUS OF THE COLLECTION. DOMINUS, SCREAMING EAGLE AND OPUS ONE ARE A FITTING ADDITION FROM THE NEW WORLD PLUS MOËT'S CHINESE PROJECT AO-YUN MAKING A RARE APPEARANCE IN A LONDON AUCTION ROOM. ALL BOUGHT PREDOMINANTLY FROM A SINGLE, HIGHLY REGARDED UK MERCHANT AND PROFESSIONALLY STORED SINCE PURCHASE.
LYING IN OCTAVIAN, WILTSHIRE Offered In Bond, available Duty Paid
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