Château Coutet 1983
Barsac, 1er cru classé
Slightly corroded capsules. Bin-soiled labels, two slightly damaged. Levels: five base of neck, five top-shoulder
10 bottles per lot
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In addition to the hammer price (final bid price) of each lot, the winning bidder will be responsible for a buyer's premium for each lot of wine sold. The buyer’s premium is equal to 17.5% (seventeen and one-half percent) of the hammer price of each lot. Valued Added Tax or any other applicable taxes will be collected before the lot can be released. It is the buyer’s responsibility to ascertain and pay all taxes due. For international buyers, the terms of sale are Delivered Duty Unpaid (DDU) and duty and sales tax will be the sole responsibility of the buyer to be paid prior to shipment and/or delivery.
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