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Lot 119983

Chateau Margaux 1996 Premier Grand Cru Classe 75cl / 12.5%

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EUR €708.39

Lot Information

Chateau Bottled

Red Wine

France

Margaux

12.5%

Cabernet Sauvignon - Merlot

100 Points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

1996

Margaux Auction

Bordeaux Wine Auction

Description

A bottle of 1996 Château Margaux Premier Grand Cru Classe.

'The 1996 Chateau Margaux, a blend of 82% Cabernet Sauvignon, 12% Merlot, 4% Petit Verdot and 2% Cabernet Franc, must be a strong contender for wine of the vintage. It offers everything you desire from this First Growth. It is blessed with breathtaking delineation and freshness on the nose, understated at first and then blossoming with mineral-infused black fruit, hints of blueberry, crushed stone and violet. The palate is perfectly balanced with filigree tannin, perfect acidity, a wine where everything seems to be in its right place. Blackberry, crushed stone at the front of the mouth, just a touch of spice towards the finish that shows supreme control. This is a Margaux that seems to light up the senses. It was outstanding in its youth...something that has not changed one bit over the intervening two decades. This may well turn out to be the Left Bank pinnacle of the 1990s. Drink 2016-2050. Tasted July 2016. 100 points.' Neal Martin, Wine Advocate 2016

This Chateau Margaux 1996 sold at our online auction for £575

Condition

Please see images for fill level and label condition. Note wear to the label and capsule.

The Whisky.Auction team has inspected this lot and found it to be suitable for sale. However, please note the absence of a condition statement does not imply that this lot is in perfect condition or free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing. Older bottles often contain small amounts of sediment. We cannot guarantee that the contents of this bottle will be free from the effects of age, cork taint, oxidation or other faults.

This bottle does not appear to be leaking. While we take every care to pack bottles securely we cannot guarantee that old corks and closures will not leak in transit.

Fill Level

Into neck

Approx. shipping weight

1.50kg
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