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The May 2017 Distinguished Cellar Auction, Part IV

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Auction Ends: 5/25/2017 6:00:00 PM PDT

Lot #220. Angélus 1989

Description: Consists of 1 Bottle, 0.75L
Score: 97 NM.
"One of the finest vintages made at the estate, the Château Angélus 1989 has a very intense, powerful bouquet with blackberry, cedar, cooked meat and a little Christmas cake. Whereas the 1990 gives you everything up front, the 1989 is far more coquettish and takes time to unfold. The palate is very smooth on the entry, beautifully balanced with filigree tannins. There is an edginess to the 1989, much more feminine with a touch of truffle, coca and pepper on the finish. Wonderful, a wine at its peak, although it shows no signs of flagging. Tasted October 2011." Neal Martin, Wine Journal, Mar 2012
Notes: Very top shoulder, nicked label.
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $300


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