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The May 2022 Auction: Part 3

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Auction Ends: 5/19/2022 6:00:00 PM PDT
Time Left to Bid: 1 day, 6 hours, 21 minutes, 9 seconds

Lot #58. Moulin des Carruades 1982

Description: Consists of 10 Bottles, 0.75L
Region: France, Bordeaux, Pauillac.
Score: 91 JG.
"Back in 1982, Lafite-Rothschild’s second wine was labeled as Moulin des Carruades, but I have listed the wine here by its more recent name change. The wine is really excellent and drinking at its apogee at age thirty-eight, offering up beautiful breed and complexity in its bouquet of cassis, blackberries, a very complex base of gravelly soil tones, Cuban cigar, a hint of sage and a very gentle foundation of cedar. On the palate the wine is pure, full-bodied, complex and impressively transparent down to the soil, with still a touch of backend tannin, superb balance and grip and a long, complex, elegant and focused finish. I love the lift on the backend here, which recalls the grand vin . . . . the Lafite imprimatur of refinement is quite apparent and this is a beautiful bottle of elegant claret in its own right." John Gilman, View From the Cellar, Jan/Feb 2020, Issue #85
Provenance: The Multitude Cellar
Notes: 1 neck, 7 base neck, 2 very top shoulder, 6 slightly recessed corks, nicked, torn, and scuffed labels.
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Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $9,000

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