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The February 2021 Auction: Part 4

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Auction Ends: 2/25/2021 6:00:00 PM PST

Lot #262. Château de Beaucastel Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2001

Description: Consists of 1 Bottle, 0.75L
Score: 96 RP.
"Beaucastel has been on a terrific qualitative roll over the last four vintages, and the 2001 Chateauneuf du Pape (which Francois Perrin feels is similar to the 1990, although I don’t see that as of yet) is a 15,000-case blend of 30% Grenache, 30% Mourvedre, 10% Syrah, 10% Counoise, and the balance split among the other permitted varietals of the appellation. This inky/ruby/purple-colored cuvee offers a classic Beaucastel bouquet of new saddle leather, cigar smoke, roasted herbs, black truffles, underbrush, and blackberry as well as cherry fruit. It is a superb, earthy expression of this Mourvedre-dominated cuvee. Full-bodied and powerful, it will undoubtedly close down over the next several years . . ." Wine Advocate #151, Feb 2004
Provenance: The Brochet Cellar
Notes: Lightly scuffed label.
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $80

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