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Auction Name: 2019 June 21 - 22 Fine & Rare Wine Signature Auction - Beverly Hills

Lot Number: 117

Shortcut to Lot: HA.com/5433-117

Chateau Margaux 1995
Margaux
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Bottle (12)


"Bottled very late (November, 1997), the 1995 has continued to flesh out, developing into one of the great classics made under the Mentzelopoulos regime. The color is opaque ruby/purple. The nose offers aromas of licorice and sweet smoky new oak intermixed with jammy black fruits, licorice, and minerals. The wine is medium to full-bodied, with extraordinary richness, fabulous equilibrium, and hefty tannin in the finish. In spite of its large size and youthfulness, this wine is user-friendly and accessible. This is a thrilling Margaux that will always be softer and more evolved than its broader-shouldered sibling, the 1996. How fascinating it will be to follow the evolution of both of these vintages over the next half century." (95 pts. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #115, Feb. 1998)

"Medium garnet colour going brick at the rim. The nose is beginning to showing signs of evolution with aromas of leather, game, warm cassis, dried plums and cloves. Medium to high acidity, medium body and medium to firm, fine tannins support earthy, blackcurrant-preserve fruit. Long finish." (95 pts. Lisa Perrotti-Brown, In Asia, May 2009)

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