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    Sale 12233

    Fine and Rare Wines from The Avery Family Cellar

    20 October 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 88

    Château Mouton-Rothschild 1945

    1 bottle per lot

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    Château Mouton-Rothschild 1945
    Pauillac, 1er cru classé
    Corroded and damaged embossed Château capsule. Bin-soiled and damaged label. Averys of Bristol slip label. Two part label, Bottle no 06043. Level upper-shoulder
    Tasting note: One of the greatest clarets of all time, certainly the most distinctive. Dozens of notes made since 1954, 10 within the last 2 years. Virtually identical notes made in the autumn of 2005: still impressively deep with a jewel-like ruby sheen; inimitably exotic bouquet, an eruption of spice, eucalyptus, lavender and violets; amazingly sweet, wonderful fruit, concentrated yet vivacious, crisp, endless length. Still tannic. Last tasted November 2005 ****** Seemingly indestructible. M.B.
    1 bottle per lot


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