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The March 2020 Auction: Part 4

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Auction Ends: 3/26/2020 6:00:00 PM PDT

Lot #3. Lafite Rothschild 1966

Description: Consists of 1 Bottle, 0.75L
Score: 96 NM.
"My God, this is a wonderful mature Lafite. Served blind chez Rosemary George MW it has a definable Pauillac nose with subtle notes of cedar, sous-bois and a touch of dried blood. It has incredible harmony and purity – a bouquet that has you instantly captivated. The palate does not disappoint: a beguiling sense of natural harmony and delineation, not the weight of Latour nor the femininity of Margaux, but a Lafite aiming for understated sophistication. Delicate cedar and cigar box towards the finish that just goes on and on. This bottle vindicates my first encounter in Bordeaux, when it similarly bewitched its audience. Absolutely sublime. A point." Neal Martin, Wine Journal, Jul 2008
Provenance: The Margolari Cellar
Notes: High shoulder, lightly corroded capsule, damp stained, lightly scuffed label.
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $400

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