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The April 2019 Distinguished Cellar Auction, Part II

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Auction Ends: 4/18/2019 6:00:00 PM PDT

Lot #131. d'Issan 2010

Description: Consists of 6 Bottles, 0.75L
Packaging: OWC.
Score: 95 RP.
"A complete, medium to full-bodied, exquisite Margaux from this medieval, moat-encircled, compellingly beautiful estate in the southern Medoc, D’Issan’s 2010 is a blend of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon and 40% Merlot. The deep, gravelly soils mixed with clay have provided extraordinary aromatics. The yields were ridiculously low (22 hectoliters per hectare) and the wine tips the scaled at 13.7% natural alcohol. Production was small after the selection for the grand vin, and the result is a dense, purple-colored wine with beautiful aromatics of spring flowers, blueberries and black raspberries as well as hints of cassis, tar and charcoal. The wine is gorgeously pure, well-balanced, and soft enough to be approached in 4-5 years or cellared for 25-30." Wine Advocate #205, Feb 2013
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $550


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