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The January 2018 Internet-Only Auction Part 3

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Auction Ends: 1/18/2018 6:00:00 PM PST
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Lot #15. Pichon Baron 2010

Description: Consists of 4 Bottles, 0.75L
Score: 97+ RP.
"Administrator Christian Seeley thinks the 2010 is the greatest Pichon Longueville Baron he has ever made, equaling some of the estate’s colossal wines from vintages such as 1989 and 1990. It was certainly showing well when I stopped by the chateau in January. Opaque purple, with loads of charcoal, licorice, incense and some exotic Asian spices along with abundant cassis liqueur, blackberry and hints of roasted coffee and spring flowers, it is full-bodied and opulent, with relatively high tannins, but they have sweetened up considerably and seem less aggressive than they did from barrel. The oak is clearly pushed to the background by the wine’s wealth of fruit, glycerin and full-bodied texture. This sensational Pichon Longueville Baron needs 5-6 years of cellaring, and should keep 30+ years." Wine Advocate #205, Feb 2013
Provenance: The Pacifique Cellar
Notes: 1 nicked label.
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $1,600


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