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The February 2017 Internet-Only Auction Part 3

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Auction Ends: 2/16/2017 6:00:00 PM PDT

Lot #628. Montevertine Le Pergole Torte 2006

Description: Consists of 6 Bottles, 0.75L
Region: Italy, Tuscany.
Score: 98+ WA.
"The 2006 Le Pergole Torte is utterly spellbinding. It hasn’t fleshed out yet like the 2004, but it nevertheless possesses breathtaking inner perfume, great purity in its fruit and fabulous overall balance. Today the tannins remain a touch firm, but the wine’s beauty is impossible to miss. True pleasure is still a few years away. I imagine the 2006 will still be fabulous at age 30. The 2006 Pergole Torte is shaping up to be yet another jewel in a long line of stunning wines from Montevertine . . . . In a week during which I tasted most of the reference point Sangioveses and Sangiovese-based reds, one wine stuck out - Le Pergole Torte. Quite honestly, I had a hard time getting to sleep the night I tasted these wines. They were that viscerally thrilling. Le Pergole Torte isn’t a great Tuscan or Italian wine. It is simply one of the world’s elite wines." Wine Advocate #201, Jun 2012
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $750


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