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The October 2021 Auction: Part 2

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Auction Ends: 10/14/2021 6:00:00 PM PDT

Lot #161. La Conseillante 1982

Description: Consists of 2 Bottles, 0.75L
Region: France, Bordeaux, Pomerol.
Score: 96 RP.
". . . The wine was absolutely brilliant. This is a candidate that tasted so delicious young, I would have never expect it to be so magnificent 20 years later. Nevertheless, it is an example of how balance and concentration, in spite of extremely low acidity and sweet tannin, can fool even experienced tasters. The wine has not fully matured in over a decade, and shows no signs of decline . . . . the aromatics are spectacular. Notes of Christmas fruitcake intermixed with jammy black currants, sweet kirsch liqueur, toasty oak, licorice, and truffle are stunningly intense and persistent. In the mouth, this is all silk, with a voluptuous texture, almost unctuous thickness to the concentrated fruit, and a long, lush, heady finish. It is a slightly deeper wine than either the 1989 or 1990, but at the same time slightly heavier . . ." Bordeaux Book, 4th Edition, Jan 2003
Provenance: The Dominion Cellar
Notes: 1 Base neck, 1 very top shoulder, lightly scuffed capsules, torn, faded, damp stained, lightly mold stained, lightly scuffed, nicked labels.
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Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $550

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