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    Sale 12233

    Fine and Rare Wines from The Avery Family Cellar

    20 October 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 750

    Petrus 1998

    6 bottles per lot

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    Petrus 1998
    Pomerol, cru exceptionnel
    In original wooden case, banded prior to inspection, One bin-soiled label, one slightly bin-soiled. Levels into neck
    Tasting note: The 1998 Petrus is unquestionably a fabulous effort boasting a dense plum/purple colour as well as an extraordinary nose of black fruits intermixed with caramel, mocha, and vanilla. Exceptionally pure, super-concentrated, and extremely full-bodied, with admirable underlying acidity as well as sweet tannin, it reveals a superb mid-palate in addition to the luxurious richness for which this great property is known. The finish lasts for 40-45 seconds. Patience will definitely be required. Production was 2,400 cases, about 1,600 cases less than normal. Anticipated maturity: 2008-2040. Robert Parker; Wine Advocate (134) April 2001.
    6 bottles per lot


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