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The July 2019 Distinguished Cellar Auction, Part II

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Auction Ends: 7/11/2019 6:00:00 PM PDT

Lot #142. Mouton Rothschild 1945

Description: Consists of 1 Bottle, 0.75L
Score: 100 RP.
"A consistent 100-point wine (only because my point scale stops at that number), the 1945 Mouton-Rothschild is truly one of the immortal wines of the century. This wine is easily identifiable because of its remarkably exotic, over-ripe, sweet nose of black fruits, coffee, tobacco, mocha, and Asian spices. It is an extraordinarily dense, opulent, and rich wine, with layers of creamy fruit, behaveing more like a 1947 Pomerol than a structured, powerful, and tannic 1945. The wine finishes with a 60+ second display of ripe fruit, extract, and sweet tannin. This remarkably youthful wine (only light amber at the edge) is mindboggling! Will it last another 50 years?" Bordeaux Book, 3rd Edition, Jan 1998
Provenance: The Yuzu Cellar
Notes: Top shoulder, damp stained, lightly mold stained, very lightly scuffed, very lightly bin soiled label, #45355.
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $7,500


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