10 of the oldest wines held in the UK Government wine cellar

5. 1955 Château Latour, 1er Cru Classé, Paulillac, Bordeaux

Average selling price: £1,081

“Drink on v. special occasion (but aim to finish by 1988/89 if possible.)” (1987)

“Spectacular. No need now to hasten rundown of tiny stock.” (1991)

“The essence of wonderful claret. Fresh, and lovely. No hurry.” (2003)

2 Responses to “10 of the oldest wines held in the UK Government wine cellar”

  1. herb stabb says:

    Wow ee
    Would love walk thru this history and look
    & a possible taste of an opened bottle

  2. herb stabb says:

    Wow
    A bit of history … makes one look for a chance
    To read more about these wines.
    ? Do you have an open bottle to taste ….
    I know it doesn’t exist but we can ask

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