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    Sale 12233

    Fine and Rare Wines from The Avery Family Cellar

    20 October 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 445

    Château Lafite-Rothschild 1976

    4 magnums per lot

    Price Realised  


    Château Lafite-Rothschild 1976
    Pauillac, 1er cru classé
    Corroded capsules, one slightly damaged. Slightly bin-soiled labels. Levels: three into neck and one base of neck
    Tasting note: The 1976 Lafite clearly stands far above the crowd in this vintage. A beautiful bouquet of seductive cedarwood, spices, and ripe fruit precedes a very concentrated, darkly coloured wine, with great length and texture. Some amber is just beginning to appear at the edge. The 1976 has turned out to be the best Lafite of the '70s. It is gorgeous to drink at present. Robert Parker, Bordeaux Book 3rd Edition (1998)

    4 magnums per lot

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