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2825TBoston
June 17, 2015 10:00 AM - June 24, 2015 04:00 PMCalender
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Chateau

$738$600
Auction: Fine Wines - 2825TLocation: BostonDate / Time: June 17, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

ChateauMouton Rothschild1995
Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe
"Bottled in June, 1997, this profound Mouton is more accessible than the more muscular 1996. A blend of 72% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Cabernet Franc, and 19% Merlot, it reveals an opaque purple color, and reluctant aromas of cassis, truffles, coffee, licorice, and spice. In the mouth, the wine is "great stuff," with superb density, a full-bodied personality, rich mid-palate, and a layered, profound finish that lasts for 40+ seconds. There is outstanding purity and high tannin, but my instincts suggest this wine is lower in acidity and slightly fleshier than the brawnier, bigger 1996. Both are great efforts from Mouton-Rothschild. Anticipated maturity: 2004-2030." R. Parker for TWA, 95 pts. 02/98
2 bottles
Estimate $600-800


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