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Waddington's

Fine Wine

May 27June 04, 2024
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LOT 4

Lot 4

CHÂTEAU HAUT-BRION 2012 (2) WA 96+

CHÂTEAU HAUT-BRION 2012 (2) WA 96+
Lot 4 Details
CHÂTEAU HAUT-BRION 2012

Pessac-Léognan. 1er Cru Classé
u. 2 x 1.5 cm. 2 x scraped & marked labels.

2012 Haut-Brion has an open and generous bouquet with blackcurrant pastille, cassis and briary aromas the exude very pure Merlot. The palate is medium-bodied with a sumptuous opening that is rare in 2012: rounded and generous, caressing in the mouth with black plum and blackcurrant towards the finish, residues of truffle and white pepper lingering on the aftertaste that turn very savory after 15 minutes—bacon fat or Italian cured meats. October 2016 Drink to 2055 WA 96+

2 bts.    per lot $1,000 - $1,200

Realised: $1,320
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

CONDITION DETAILS

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LOT 4
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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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