Live Virtual Auction, 25 July 2021

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Sold for

R 8 794
Lot 8
Laurent-Perrier; Grand Siècle; 1990; 3 (1 x 3); 750ml

Lot Estimate
R 9 000 - 12 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
R 8 794

About this Item

Grand Siècle, 1990
3 (1 x 3) 750ml
Laurent-Perrier, one of Champagne’s leading houses, was founded in 1812. The house was ‘reborn’ in 1948 when Bernard de Nonancourt was appointed Chairman and Chief Executive of Laurent-Perrier. The signature house style was created by Bernard which can be described as fresh, light and elegant, and this is done by using a higher percentage of Chardonnay grapes.

Critics Ratings

'Medium orange-gold color. Musky, wild aromas of strawberry, raspberry, smoke and earth; rather pinot noir-like and expressive of its soil. Rich, ripe and dense with material but not at all heavy; red berry flavors offer a compellingly tangy quality. Very concentrated and still very young. Finishes with superb lift and length.’ – Stephen Tanzer, Vinous.com, 94/100 (2001)

Provenance

Wine Cellar Private Client


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