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    Salon Vintage Champagne 1996
    Le Mesnil
    owc
    Bottle (6)


    (96 pts. Richard Juhlin, Mar. 2016)

    “The 1996 Salon is just beginning to enter the early part of its plateau of maturity. Time in bottle has softened some of the razor-sharp focus the 1996 had when it was first released, but all of the energy it had as a young Champagne remains. A host of candied lemon, almonds and wild flowers punctuate the sculpted, persistent finish. Readers who own the 1996 can look forward to another two decades or more of exceptional drinking. This is the ultimate expression of Champagne as wine.” (98 pts. Antonio Galloni, Vinous, June 2016)


    Estimate: $1,300 - $1,700.

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    Auction Dates
    March, 2014
    21st Friday
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