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The March 2019 Internet-Only Auction Part 3

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Auction Ends: 3/21/2019 6:00:00 PM PDT

Lot #670. Opus One 1981

Description: Consists of 1 Bottle, 0.75L
Score: 91 AG.
"One of the more compact wines in this tasting, the 1981 Opus One is aromatically high-toned and expressive. The fruit is a bit contained in this vintage, yet the wine remains vibrant and delineated from start to finish. There are barely any signs of oxidation in this pointed, focused Opus One. The To-Kalon richness is a bit in the background, but otherwise, it is hard to fault the 1981 too much, as it has aged impeccably well. The 1981 is 93% Cabernet Sauvignon and 7% Cabernet Franc." Vinous, Jun 2013
Provenance: The Alton Cellar
Notes: Very top shoulder, lightly corroded capsule, lightly damp stained, lightly scuffed, lightly bin soiled, lightly marked label.
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $300


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