Laurent Perrier Grand Siècle, Lumière du Millénaire 1990, During the 1950's, Bernard de Nonancourt crafted a new type of wine. Choosing not one but three exceptional years, it is an assemblage of 11 of the 17 Grands Crus. For Pinot Noir: Ambonnay, Bouzy and Mailly and for Chardonnay: Avize, Cramant and Mesnil-sur-Oger. The name refers back to 17th century France, a period known as the Grand Siècle whilst the bottle is a replica of a bottle blown in 1705 in the midst of the Louis XIV's, the 'Sun King's' reign (1 magnum)
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Laurent Perrier Grand Siècle, Lumière du Millénaire 1990, During the 1950's, Bernard de Nonancourt crafted a new type of wine. Choosing not one but three exceptional years, it is an assemblage of 11 of the 17 Grands Crus. For Pinot Noir: Ambonnay, Bouzy and Mailly and for Chardonnay: Avize, Cramant and Mesnil-sur-Oger. The name refers back to 17th century France, a period known as the Grand Siècle whilst the bottle is a replica of a bottle blown in 1705 in the midst of the Louis XIV's, the 'Sun King's' reign (1 magnum)
Sold for £470 (US$ 627) inc. premium

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22 Nov 2017 ended at 15:00 GMT

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Lot Details
Laurent Perrier Grand Siècle, Lumière du Millénaire 1990
During the 1950's, Bernard de Nonancourt crafted a new type of wine. Choosing not one but three exceptional years, it is an assemblage of 11 of the 17 Grands Crus. For Pinot Noir: Ambonnay, Bouzy and Mailly and for Chardonnay: Avize, Cramant and Mesnil-sur-Oger. The name refers back to 17th century France, a period known as the Grand Siècle whilst the bottle is a replica of a bottle blown in 1705 in the midst of the Louis XIV's, the 'Sun King's' reign

(This magnum comes in its original presentation box)
1 magnum ic

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  • Kindly donated by Charles Crawfurd MW
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