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Lot 138846

Chateau Margaux 1978 Premier Grand Cru Classe 75cl

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Chateau Bottled

Red Wine

France

Margaux

12%

Cabernet Franc - Cabernet Sauvignon - Merlot

1978

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Description

A bottle of 1978 Château Margaux Premier Grand Cru Classé.

Château Margaux is ranked as a First Growth under the 1855 Bordeaux Classification. It is a 78 hectare estate planted with 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot, 5% Petit Verdot and Cabernet Franc. Described by many as being the most feminine of the First Growths, wine writer Stephen Brook notes instead its 'perfume and purity, a crystalline note of the exquisite that is rare even among the great growths of the Médoc.

'The 1978 Château Margaux is drinking at point today yet is still lively and youthful. It’s a classy Margaux and a joy to drink. 93/100' Jeb Dunnuck, 2018

Condition

Please see images for fill level and label condition. Note minor damage to the label and numbering of the label by a previous owner on the left.

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. We cannot guarantee that the contents of this bottle will be free from the effects of age, cork taint, oxidation or other faults. Older bottles often contain sediment. Wines are more fragile than spirits and older wines may be listed, at our discretion, for their historical interest rather than their drinkability. We can in no way guarantee that they are still within their plateau of maturity or to the buyer’s taste.

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

Middle shoulder

Approx. shipping weight

1.50kg
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