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Ch. Mouton-Rothschild 1956 Pauillac 1er-Cru

Lot: 100

Ch. Mouton-Rothschild 1956 Pauillac 1er-Cru

Winning Bid: £700
(Reserve not met) This lot currently has: 9 bids

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Lot:
Winery: 
Chateau Mouton-Rothschild
Vintage: 
1956
Region: 
Pauillac, Bordeaux, France
Cask Ageing: 
22 Months / New Oak
Bottled Strength: 
N/A
Bottle Size: 
75cl
product Details

Chateau Mouton-Rothschild 1956 Pauillac 1er Cru Classe

Chateau Mouton-Rothschild is one of the great Bordeaux wine estates.  In spite of its prominence, the estate was listed as only a 2nd-Growth in the famed 1855 Classification of Medoc - an injustice that was finally confirmed with their promotion to the exclusive rank of 1st-Growth in 1973.

The vineyards of Chateau Mouton-Rothschild are planted to 80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 16% Merlot, 3% Cabernet Franc and 1% Petit Verdot - a ratio to which their wine roughly follows with slight annual variation.

1956 vintage. Bottle No. 60,470.

The bottle bears an additional neck-label bearing the name Ed. Kressmann & Co. - a prominent Bordeaux negociant firm.

This bottle is in excellent condition: label & foil/wax seal intact; cork/closure secure, no leakage.

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Please note: Due to the various ages of bottles and their seals, condition of liquid is at the buyer's discretion and no claim can be lodged against failure/leakage in transit.

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