Krug 1996 (3 MAG)
1,500 - 2,200 GBP
Excellent levels and appearance, individual presentation coffrets within oc
On its 20th birthday (oh, that it was also mine!), still stupendously impressive, a monumental Krug and the last year when Paul Krug was part of the tasting team. I always thought that it might bear a resemblance to the legendary 1928 when it was at a similar age. It has that great tension between ripeness and acidity that is a mark of 1996, plus vinosity and power, icy orange zests and seamless silk. Sleek structure in liquid form. Serena Sutcliffe, MW
3 mags (oc)
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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