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    Sale 12233

    Fine and Rare Wines from The Avery Family Cellar

    20 October 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 647

    Le Pin 1990

    3 bottles per lot

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    Le Pin 1990
    Excellent appearance. Levels: base of neck
    Tasting note: This is among the most profound Le Pins made to date. The wine exhibits a dense, dark ruby/plum colour, a spectacular, hedonistic aromatic profile consisting of exotic spices, jammy kirsch and other black fruits intermixed with lavish quantities of pain grille. On the palate, the wine is a velvety-textured fruit bomb with layers of concentration, fabulous ripeness, copious glycerin, and well-integrated sweet tannin. It is a decadently rich, voluptuously-textured, full-bodied wine that is impossible to resist, even though it is still an infant in terms of development. Last tasted 12/96. Robert Parker. Bordeaux Book 3rd Edition (1998)
    3 bottles per lot

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