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    Sale 12233

    Fine and Rare Wines from The Avery Family Cellar

    20 October 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 231

    Mommessin, Clos de Tart 1945

    5 bottles per lot

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    Mommessin, Clos de Tart 1945
    Grand Cru, Côte de Nuits
    Embossed metal capsules, two slightly corroded, one corroded and damaged. Badly bin-soiled and damp-affected labels, one very badly bin-soiled and damaged label. Levels: one 3cm, two 3.5cms and two 6cms
    Tasting note: (from a bottle with ~1.5" of ullage that was clearly bottled by Mommessin but the vintage strip was quite
    different from what was used in the post-war era). Bricked through but not dull. An expressive nose features notes of volatile
    acidity, earth and an animale note that continues onto the supple, intense and powerful big-bodied flavors that are still quite
    firm and admirably long. The balance is very good and the length is among the best in the tasting. Comments Allen Meadows (Burghound.com – January 2010)


    5 bottles per lot


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