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    Sale 12233

    Fine and Rare Wines from The Avery Family Cellar

    20 October 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 658

    Château Pichon-Longueville, Baron 1996

    12 bottles per lot

    Price Realised  


    Château Pichon-Longueville, Baron 1996
    Pauillac, 2ème cru classé
    In original wooden case. Very slightly bin-soiled labels
    Tasting note: Has turned out to be even better than I thought from cask. The high percentage of Cabernet Sauvignon in the blend (about 80%) resulted in a wine that has put on weight in the bottle. An opaque purple colour is accompanied by beautiful aromas of tobacco, new saddle leather, roasted coffee, and cassis. It is dense, medium to full-bodied, and backward, with moderately high tannin, but plenty of sweet fruit, glycerin, and extract to balance out the wine's structure. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #122 Apr 1999
    12 bottles per lot

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