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The May 2022 Auction: Part 3

Auction # 711 | View Auction Schedule and Details
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Auction Ends: 5/19/2022 6:00:00 PM PDT

Lot #116. La Mission Haut-Brion Blanc 2016

Description: Consists of 1 Bottle, 0.75L
Score: 96 JS.
“Although this has great freshness, candied-lemon and complex dried herb character, it also has a rich and waxy side, plus a touch of vanilla. Rich and powerful with a lot more structure than most Pessac-Léognan whites. It also has wonderful tension and drive that’s rooted in the vibrant acidity, but supported by the mineral and lemon-zest notes. A blend of 62.7 per cent sauvignon blanc and 37.3 per cent semillon. Better from 2021.” James Suckling, JamesSuckling.com, 22 Jan, 2019
Provenance: The Amapola Cellar
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $700

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