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The May 2020 Auction: Part 4

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Auction Ends: 5/28/2020 6:00:00 PM PDT

Lot #104. Margaux 1978

Description: Consists of 3 Bottles, 0.75L
Score: 96 JMQ.
"Tasted blind after one hour of decanting. Color: Dark red. Blood. Medium to good intensity. Slight evolution. Brilliant. First whiff is clean. Intense. . . . . Fruity. With another vanilla and fine woodiness very present. Light touch of button mushroom. Ferment. Better. Complex and fine. Spice. Quite warm too. What sweetness on the palate, what a caressing texture! The wine develops with great delicacy of structure, then is velvety, suddenly, really melting in the mouth, leaving a tight, long frame and very ripe tannins (for the vintage). We still find the note of mushroom. Beautiful, refined length in this fairly discreet wine, which is swallowed with incredible ease. I recommend drinking it. It will still keep . . ." Jean-Marc Quarin, Quarin.com, Feb 2000
Provenance: The Bouvreuil Cellar
Notes: 2 Top shoulder, 1 high shoulder, lightly scuffed, very lightly bin soiled, 2 slightly protruding, 1 partially exposing top cork capsules, very lightly scuffed, very lightly bin soiled labels. 2 Different importers.
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $850

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