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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 #936. Dominus Estate 2001

Description: Consists of 2 Bottles, 0.75L
Score: 98 RP.
"A brilliant showing for Christian Moueix’s well-known Napanook Vineyard, the 2001 Dominus is a blend of 81% Cabernet Sauvignon, 50% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Franc and 10% Petit Verdot. A classic in the making, this is a flawless, seamless example of elegant, complex Napa Cabernet Sauvignon that possesses a Bordeaux-like personality. This gorgeous, sexy, opulent, dense ruby/purple-colored wine reveals sweet caramel, mocha, creme de cassis and kirsch notes intermixed with a hint of espresso roast as well as underbrush. Ripe, long and full-bodied with well-integrated tannin, acidity, alcohol and wood, this prodigious 2001 is drinkable now and over the next 25+ years given this estate’s longevity track record. A virtually perfect wine, it is one of the most complex 2001s at present." Wine Advocate #195, Jun 2011
Notes: 1 Very lightly scuffed label.
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $400


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