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1994 Chateau La Croix de Gay (Pomerol). No Reserve

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12 7 £75.00 53 days ago
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closed 26/04/2019, 01:30 PM

Lot size: 3 bottles of 750 ml each Wine type: Red, 1994 vintage
Tax status: Duty PaidQuestion Mark Origin: Pomerol, Bordeaux, France
Fill level: Into Neck (IN)Question Mark Grape variety: Bordeaux Blend

Robert Parker awarded the Pomerol appellation **** (Four Stars) for the 1994 vintage and because its cepage is 80% Merlot,in his Bordeaux book (Third Edition),he names La Croix de Gay as one of the wines of the vintage.

"In 1994,the most favoured appellations were those that either had a high percentage of Merlot planted or had exceptionally well drained soils.As in 1993,Pomerol appears to be the most favoured region (in Bordeaux)".

Describing the 1994 La Croix de Gay,his tasting notes were:-

"A dense,saturated,dark,ruby/purple-color suggests fine intensity and ripeness.Sweet berry fruit intermixed with vanillin,herbs,and spices emerges from the wine's aromatics.Medium-bodied,with good richness and purity,and a soft,fleshy attack,this stylish,concentrated wine should prove to be excellent".

Robert Parker. (Above excerpts taken from his book "Bordeaux.A Comprehensive Guide. Third Edition".

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Other details

These bottles were bought at Sothebys in December 1999.They have since been stored in a purpose-built,temperature-controlled cellar.Apart from some tiny wine rack nicks on one of the labels,they are in A1 condition,with wine fills into neck and labels and capsules in a pristine state.

Shipping details

Payment methods: PayPal, cheque and bank transfer
Returns policy: no returns
The wine can be collected: From postcode CT5 , Kent, United Kingdom
Shipping Method: Parcelforce Express 48.
Shipping paid by: seller
Cost of delivery: £14.50. This lot will be shipped in polysafe tubes or airshock,air-cushioned sleeves,within a robust cardboard box.If buyers wish to use Paypal,they will be invoiced with their charges(About 4%.Overseas 5%).Foreign buyers are welcome,but they should take responsibility for having suitable means of shipping.
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Other countries delivered to: Western Europe.For European buyers,please ask for a quote for shipping,which will be considerably higher than the UK price above.
Insurance options: Up to £200.

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