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The October 2020 Auction: Part 4

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Auction Ends: 10/22/2020 6:00:00 PM PST

Lot #34. Haut-Brion 1979

Description: Consists of 12 Bottles, 0.75L
Score: 93 RP.
One of the top three or four wines of the vintage, the 1979 Haut-Brion has put on weight in its evolution in the bottle, and although fully mature, shows no signs of decline. The color is a dark garnet with some amber at the edge. The wine shows a very sweet nose of fruitcake intermixed with damp earth, tobacco, smoke, liquid mineral, black currants, and a hint of creosote. Medium to full-bodied, with excellent power and lushness, this is an atypically rich, layered, authoritatively flavorful wine that seems almost out of character for the vintage. Bordeaux Book, 4th Edition Jan 2003
Provenance: The Agneau Cellar
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $4,500

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