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The May 2018 Internet-Only Auction Part 3

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Auction Ends: 5/17/2018 6:00:00 PM PDT

Lot #1302. d'Yquem 2010

Description: Consists of 1 Bottle, 0.75L
Score: 98+ JG.
"The 2010 Château d’Yquem is an utterly stunning young wine and a very worthy follow-up to the magical wine produced at this estate in 2009. The bouquet is deep, complex and flat out brilliant, as it soars from the glass in a celestial mélange of pineapple, tangerines, a touch of passion fruit, honeycomb, beautifully complex and chalky soil tones, spring flowers and a very gentle touch of vanillin oak. On the palate the wine is deep, full-bodied, suave and utterly seamless, with great mid-palate depth, bright acids and surreal length and grip on the dancing and very intensely flavored finish. The 2010 d’Yquem is not quite as ethereally complex at this stage as the hauntingly beautiful 2009, but in terms of sheer quality, it seems likely to be every bit as profound." John Gilman, View From the Cellar, Mar/Apr 2011, Issue #32
Provenance: The Rôno Cellar
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $425


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