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Ch Beychevelle 1959 half-bottle chateau-bottled (ls) and normal-sized bottle (vhs) bottled by Grants of St James's

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Lot size: 2 bottles of 750 ml each Wine type: Red, 1959 vintage
Tax status: Duty PaidQuestion Mark Origin: St-Julien, Bordeaux, France
Fill level: Question Mark Grape variety:

** note there are 2 bottles but one 75 cl and one half-bottle **

Cellar Tracker average 91.2

10/22/2018 - JEFF LEVE WROTE: 90 Points
A golden era for Beychevelle, the wine started off great. The showy nose with its stacks of tobacco, ash, leaf, cedar and smoke stood out. But on the palate, the wine faded a bit too quick, which was too bad, as the tannins were soft, and fruit bore the touch of an obviously sunny vintage. This is not a wine to age any longer.

9/20/2018 - JOHNH1001 WROTE: 94 Points
Really improved over 2hrs

9/12/2018 - PETITBLANC WROTE: 91 Points
Another Dinner with José (Biaggi's Naperville): Medium-light garnet-ruby color. Ample sweet and very delicate fruit, rose petal and tea leaf, also a bit of tobacco and soy. Not fresh by any means, but clean with no dirty barnyard notes. Overall a very pleasant wine, light-bodied, showing a feminine elegance. A pristine bottle reconditioned at the Chateau in 2000, a fact not disclosed at time of purchase. This didn't show strong evidence of refreshing, but had clearly been topped up with something, given the solid neck fill. Chateau would not respond to my inquiry.

Other details

Kept in my temperature-controlled cellar since purchase.

Capsules are solid with no seepage.

Wine Searcher £160 (on offer) France then £250 UK

Shipping details

Payment methods: bank transfer
Returns policy: None
Shipping Method: Bottles will be securely packed. Mondial Relay tracked from France.
Shipping paid by: buyer
Cost of delivery: 1 bottle £12 / 2 bottles £15 / 3 or 4 bottles £18 / 6 bottles £24
Delivers to UK
Other countries delivered to: France, Germany, Belgium, Spain, Italy, Austria Luxembourg, Portugal - ** PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR OUTSIDE OF EUROPE **

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