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    Sale 1416

    Finest and Rarest Wines Chartreuse and Madeira Including an Exceptional Private Collection

    11 November 2016, Geneva

  • Lot 284

    Château Ausone 1978

    12 bottles per lot

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    Château Ausone 1978
    Saint-Emilion, 1er grand cru classé (A)
    Slightly bin-soiled and slightly creased labels. Levels top-shoulder or better
    Tasting note: Another distinctive and idiosyncratic wine. ‘Dried leaves’, swingeingly tannic and lean in the mid-1990s. Last tasted at a rare enough Ausone vertical, in magnums: medium-deep, open, mature amber rim; nose fully evolved, sweet, harmonious, floral; sweet and easy on the palate, drinking well despite showing age. A good ’78. Last tasted January 2005 **** MB.
    12 bottles per lot


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