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The May 2019 Internet-Only Auction Part 3

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Auction Ends: 5/16/2019 6:00:00 PM PDT

Lot #62. Haut-Brion 1996

Description: Consists of 11 Bottles, 0.75L
Score: 98 JL.
"Double decanted about 4 hours or more, this really grabbed me in all the right ways, and in all the best places. Picture a dark chocolate covered cigar, with smoked cherries, tar, leather and cigar box aromatics. Full bodied, concentrated, long and fresh with this beautiful, sweetness and purity of cherry fruits and cassis. The texture was silky, lush and with a bit of tannic bite, paired with crunchy, berries in the long finish. This felt as good as it tasted. It is worth popping a cork now, if you have a bottle and if you wait, this will be even better . . ." Jeff Leve, The Wine Cellar Insider, Dec 2016
Provenance: The Bailliage Cellar
Notes: 5 lightly scuffed, 4 scuffed, 1 heavily scuffed labels.
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $4,750


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