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Lot 95405

Dubonnet Bottled 1980s 75cl / 17.7%

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Lot Information

Fortified Wine

France

17.7%

Description

A litre bottle of Dubonnet Wine Aperitif, a fortified wine flavoured with herbs, spices, and quinine. We estimate this was bottled in the 1980s.

Dubonnet was first sold by Joseph Dubonnet in response to a competition run by the French government who were looking for a way to encourage their Foreign Legion to drink quinine, a bitter substance used to combat malaria. Dubonnet was also known as the Queen Mother's favourite drink.

Condition

Please see images for fill level and label condition. Note damage to the labels.

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

Upper neck

Approx. shipping weight

1.50kg
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