Fine Wine

May 2331, 2022
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LOT 635

Lot 635

CHÂTEAU MARGAUX 1981 (1) CHÂTEAU MARGAUX 1988 (1 MAG.) CHÂTEAU MARGAUX 1990 (1) WA 100

CHÂTEAU MARGAUX 1981 (1)
CHÂTEAU MARGAUX 1988 (1 MAG.)
CHÂTEAU MARGAUX 1990 (1) WA 100
Lot 635 Details
CHÂTEAU MARGAUX 1981 (1)

Margaux. 1er Cru Classé
u. hs. stained, scraped & marked label. scuffed capsule.

CHÂTEAU MARGAUX 1988 (1 mag.)

Margaux. 1er Cru Classé
u. vts. stained, scraped & marked label. scuffed capsule.

CHÂTEAU MARGAUX 1990 (1)

Margaux. 1er Cru Classé
u. vts. stained & marked label.

It offers an extraordinary aromatic display of spring flowers, camphor, sweet red and black fruits, a hint of licorice, and no evidence of its 100% new oak cask aging. Round and generous with low acidity, but an opulent, full-bodied richness that is fresh with laser-like precision, this stunning wine is just beginning to reach its plateau of full maturity, where it should remain for another three decades. A sensational effort, it is one of the legendary wines made at Chateau Margaux. Reviewed by Robert Parker. October 2016 WA 100

2 bts. & 1 mag.    per lot $2,500 - $2,700

Realised: $3,036
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

CONDITION DETAILS

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  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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