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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 #919. Sine Qua Non Eleven Confessions Vineyard Le Supplément / Jusqu' à l'Os Box Set 2013

Description: Sine Qua Non Syrah Estate Eleven Confessions Vineyard Le Supplément 2013
Consists of 3 Bottles, 0.75L
[Score: WA 100]

Sine Qua Non Grenache Estate Eleven Confessions Vineyard Jusqu'à L'Os 2013
Consists of 3 Bottles, 0.75L
[Score: WA 100]
Packaging: OWC.
Score: 100 WA.
"Coming entirely from the Eleven Confessions Estate Vineyard and composed of 89% Syrah, 6% Petite Sirah, 3% Grenache and 2% Viognier, using 28% whole cluster, the 2013 Syrah Le Supplement is just starting to evolve into beguiling earthy/meaty tertiary notes with suggestions of sandalwood, mossy bark, black soil, patchouli and salami over a core of blackberry compote, preserved plums, mincemeat pie and star anise with a touch of dried lavender. Rich, concentrated and decadent, the full-bodied, opulent palate explodes with black fruits preserves peppered by meaty/savory nuances and culminating in epically lingering exotic spice notes. 866 cases, 228 magnums and 30 double magnums were produced. The 2013 Grenache Jusqu' a l'os was produced from 79% Grenache from the 11 Confessions Vineyard along with 18% Syrah and 3% Petite Sirah, produced using 89% whole cluster and aged for around 38 months in 51% used oak, 6% new French oak and 43% concrete tanks (bottled December 6, 2016). It displays a medium to deep garnet color and rock star vibrant red currant and black raspberry scents with hints of licorice, mocha, Indian spices and peppered salami plus oh-so-fragrant and seductive touches of potpourri and chargrill. Medium to full-bodied, concentrated and opulently fruited in the mouth, the alluring, velvety tannins support savory, spicy layers right through the long, mineral-laced finish. This is one drop dead gorgeous, femme fatale of a wine. 868 cases of 750 milliliter bottles, 223 magnums and 30 double magnums were made." Wine Advocate Interim, Sep 2017
Provenance: The Ormeau Cellar
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $3,000


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