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The November 2022 Auction: Part 4

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Auction Ends: 11/25/2022 6:00:00 PM PST

Lot #410. Tenuta San Guido Sassicaia 1990

Description: Consists of 3 Bottles, 0.75L
Score: 94 RP.
"The 1990 Sassicaia appears to be the finest wine made at this estate since the nearly perfect 1985. It boasts a saturated purple, almost bluish color, and a sensational yet unevolved and youthful aromatic profile of sweet, nearly over-ripe blackcurrants, cedar, tobacco, and toasty new oak. Full-bodied, with staggering concentration and extract levels, this tannic, super-pure, well-defined Cabernet possesses low enough acidity and sweet enough tannin to make it accessible to those readers unable to defer their gratification, but do not expect this wine to attain its plateau of maturity before the end of the century. It will last . . ." Wine Advocate #95, Oct 1994
Notes: Very lightly wrinkled capsules, 1 very lightly scuffed capsule.
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Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $1,200

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