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The Spring 2017 Distinguished Cellar Auction

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Auction Ends: 3/23/2017 6:00:00 PM PDT

Lot #117. Armand Rousseau Chambertin-Clos de Bèze 2005

Description: Consists of 1 Bottle, 0.75L
Score: 98 AM.
A positively kaleidoscopic nose features a wonderful panoply of spice and fruit aromas that offer something new and different with every sniff. The rich, full and utterly classic flavors are a study of the harmonious liaison of refinement and power that culminate in an explosive and driving finish that is even longer than that of the Clos St. Jacques yet it sacrifices nothing in terms of balance, harmony or transparency. A strikingly good wine packed with upside potential. While pronouncements of this sort are always fraught, it's possible that the 2005 Bèze could one day rival the best Rousseau Bèze ever (in my view), which is the legendary 1962. Time will tell but it at least has a shot. Allen Meadows, Jan 01, 2008
Notes: Very lightly scuffed capsule, and very lightly scuffed label.
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $1,400


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