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Wine/Barsac - Yates Brothers Label - No year on label


Yates Brothers Label
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     I was wondering if you could help with identifying this bottle of wine.
It is a Barsac, the label reads 'Produce of France' then 'Grand Vin' and then 'Barsac'.
Next is 'Bottled by Yates Brothers Wine Lodges Ltd' , the address is 'Southall St manchester 3'
There is no other date marking on it. Is it possible to tell the years from the label? If so is it worth anything or just to enjoy drinking it?
We obtained the bottle when we were clearing out the library of a relative who had passed away. She was an ex headmistress and the library was very extensive and was temperature controlled due to some of the rare books she had.
I hope that you can help.
Many thanks

Hi Paul,

This is a non-vintage blend of wines from the Barsac district of Sauternes produced for a UK pub group that's not known for the quality of its wine offerings, despite its name.

It seems old, from its deep colour, so I hope it's still enjoyable as it would e very difficult to sell.




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