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1982 Ch LAGRANGE-MONBADON / Côtes de Castillon

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15 5 £50.00 87 days ago
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closed 22/03/2019, 12:39 PM

Lot size: 3 bottles of 750 ml each Wine type: Red, 1982 vintage
Tax status: Duty PaidQuestion Mark Origin: Côtes de Castillon, Bordeaux, France
Fill level: Base of Neck (BN)Question Mark Grape variety: Bordeaux Blend

Three bottles of Castillon (Merlot 70%) from the rightly famous 1982 vintage - the one that radically changed the fortunes of the Bordeaux vineyards, shippers, importers and consumers. Not since the meagre (in volume) 1961 vintage had anything like the '82 been seen.

Here we have bottles with good levels for a "petit château" of this age - Base of Neck". The capsules are in excellent order. The labels are slightly nibbled - see photos.

Not a château I know much about apart from the fact it is owned by the Baron Simon de Montfort! Surely not...he died a violent death at the battle of Evesham in the 13th C - at least that's what I was taught at prep school...It's on the label. This, my Cocks & Féret tells me, is a 27 ha estate planted with 70% Merlot, and 15% each Cabernet Franc and Cabernets Sauvignon.

From the original wooden case.

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Payment methods: bank transfer
Returns policy: None
The wine can be collected: From postcode BA22, Somerset, United Kingdom
Shipping Method: Via PARCELFORCE 48h, single bottles via Royal Mail. All packed in 'mail safe' special boxes by The Wine Box Co.
Shipping paid by: buyer
Cost of delivery: 1 bottle £12, 2 bottles £14, 3-12 bottles £16 & 13-24 bottles £20 to mainland Britain. Elsewhere, please ask for a quote. PayPal is accepted from OVERSEAS ONLY. Their fees of 5% will be invoiced.
Delivers to UK and Singapore
Other countries delivered to: Worldwide, but not USA, all too complicated...
Insurance options: None


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