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    Sale 12233

    Fine and Rare Wines from The Avery Family Cellar

    20 October 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 520

    Château Lafleur 1988

    6 bottles per lot

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    Château Lafleur 1988
    Not in original wooden case. Glue striped labels. Levels into neck
    Tasting note: A strong candidate for the wine of the vintage, Lafleur's 1988 is still extremely youthful, requiring another decade of cellaring. The colour remains a dense opaque plum with no signs of lightening at the edge. The reticent but promising nose of kirsch, minerals, violets, and Asian spices still needs to be coaxed out of the glass. Full-bodied, dense, and concentrated, with exceptional power, layers of highly extracted fruit, and superb purity, as well as mouth searing tannin, this is a wine for the true connoisseur. Robert Parker, Bordeaux Book 3rd Edition (1998)
    6 bottles per lot

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