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Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1982, 1 bottle

Auction:
2852B
Lot:
3
Sold for:
$923$750

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Auction:
Fine Wines - 2852B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 20, 2015 6:00PM

Description:

Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1982
Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe
u: bottom neck
"This wine remains one of the legends of Bordeaux. It has thrown off the backward, youthful style that existed during its first 25 years of life, and over the last 4-5 years has developed such secondary nuances as cedar and spice box. The creme de cassis, underlying floral note, full-bodied power, extraordinary purity, multilayered texture, and finish of over a minute are a showcase for what this Chateau accomplished in 1982. The wine is still amazingly youthful, vibrant, and pure. It appears capable of remaining fruity and vibrant in 2082! Thank God it is beginning to budge, as I would like to drink most of my supply before I kick the bucket. This is a great, still youthful wine, and, on occasion, one does understand the hierarchy of Bordeaux chateaux when you see the complexity and brilliance of this first-growth. Anticipated maturity: 2015-2050+." R. Parker for TWA, 100 pts. 06/09
1 bottle
Estimate $700-1,000


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Keywords

Bordeaux, Bordeaux wine, Cru, Pauillac, Second wine, Wine classification

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