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The Spring 2017 Distinguished Cellar Auction

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

Lot #425. Margaux 1979

Description: Consists of 3 Bottles, 0.75L
Score: 93 RP.
This wine is just now reaching full maturity, much later than I initially expected. It is a classy, elegant example of Margauxpossessing a dark ruby/purple color, and a moderately intense nose of sweet black currant fruit intermixed with minerals, vanillin, and floral scents. The wine is medium-bodied, with beautifully sweet fruit. This linear, more compressed style of Margaux possesses a good inner-core of sweet fruit, and a charming, harmonious personality. Although not a blockbuster, it is aging effortlessly, and appears to take on more character with each passing year.. Bordeaux Book, 3rd Edition Jan 1998
Notes: 2 base neck, 1 very top shoulder, corroded and scuffed capsules, 2 lightly wrinkled capsules, lightly bin soiled and lightly scuffed labels.
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $650


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