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    Sale 12233

    Fine and Rare Wines from The Avery Family Cellar

    20 October 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 739

    Château Mouton-Rothschild 1989

    12 bottles per lot

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    Château Mouton-Rothschild 1989
    Pauillac, 1er cru classé
    Slightly damp-affected labels, mostly reattached. Levels base of neck or better
    Tasting note: Also exciting in its youth, with Mouton’s inimitable, spicy, cassis aroma, flesh and fruit. Twelve months after the harvest, peppery, vigorous, its tannins on the bitter side. The following spring (1991), I found it so much more exotic than the ’90. Sweet. Fabulous. …… Most recently: very bright and appealing, opaque core but maturing; immediately fragrant, well developed harmonious bouquet, rich, whiff of mocha; medium-sweet, good fruit, perfect weight (12.5%) firm, silky tannins. A lovely wine. Last noted in December 2005 **(***) Now – 2030. M.B
    12 bottles per lot


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