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    Sale 12233

    Fine and Rare Wines from The Avery Family Cellar

    20 October 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 126

    Château Mouton-Rothschild 1949

    6 bottles per lot

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    Château Mouton-Rothschild 1949
    Pauillac, 1er cru classé
    Corroded embossed château capsules, one slightly damaged. One good appearance, four bin-soiled damaged labels and one badly bin-soiled. Levels: two top-shoulder, three upper-shoulder and one mid-shoulder
    Tasting note: Unquestionably the finest ’49. ……….20 occasions and have from the start found it enchanting, rich and ripe yet with an indefinable delicacy, and a complete contrast to the unquestionably magnificent, lordly, ’45. Perhaps its secret lies in the modest alcoholic content: 10.5%. Most recently, a medium-deep autumnal colour; vivacious, fragrant, floral bouquet; rich yet with a lacy delicacy, and exquisite flavour. Last tasted November 2003 ****** (six stars) M.B.
    6 bottles per lot


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