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    Sale 12233

    Fine and Rare Wines from The Avery Family Cellar

    20 October 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 414

    Château Cheval-Blanc 1970

    12 bottles per lot

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    Château Cheval-Blanc 1970
    Saint-Émilion, 1er grand cru classé (A)
    Repacked from original wooden case. Some slightly corroded capsules. Bin-soiled labels, damp-affected. Levels: ten top-shoulder or better, two upper-shoulder
    Tasting note: More than first rate. I recall it coming top in a blind tasting of ‘70s organised by a Danish wine journal in Bordeaux. I did manage to taste this in cask, April 1972. It clearly had a good future. ‘Elegance’ and perfect balance are dotted through my notes…most recently, soft, rich, delicious aftertaste. ***** (April 2002) M.B.
    12 bottles per lot


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