Krug 1998 (3 MAG)
1,200 - 1,500 GBP
Excellent levels and appearance, individual presentation coffrets within oc
From the start, this was the structured 'keeper', with its very low yield and high acidity, and they made the right decision in launching the 1989 before it. 50% Pinot Noir, 32% Chardonnay, 18% Pinot Meunier and 21 crus. In 2016, that orange zest Krug nose, followed by a taste of walnuts and mint, round and still very youthful. Extraordinarily complete now. Superb with a risotto that had a twist of orange in it. 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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