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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 #481. Scarecrow Cabernet Sauvignon Monsieur Étain 2013

Description: Consists of 2 Bottles, 0.75L
Packaging: OWC.
Score: 95 RP.
"The 2013 M. Etain Cabernet Sauvignon, which is hardly a second wine by any means, offers beautiful blackcurrant fruit with some cedar wood/sandalwood notes, an opulent, full-bodied mouthfeel, stunning purity, and that layered texture that is so enticing. The wine has a beautiful opaque purple color, hints of graphite, blueberry and blackberry fruit, a touch of licorice and the soil undertones that some would say are part of the so-called "Rutherford dust" scenario, although that's debatable. This wine has the sweetness and opulence to be drunk young, but won't hit its prime for at least another 5-8 years and keep for 20-30. Some great success was achieved in 2013 with the two cuvées of Rutherford's Scarecrow Estate." Wine Advocate #222, Dec 2015
Provenance: The Ruisseau Cellar
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $325


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