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The January 2023 Auction: Part 4

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Auction Ends: 1/26/2023 6:00:00 PM PST

Lot #109. Comte Georges de Vogüé Musigny Cuvée Vieilles Vignes 2012

Description: Consists of 1 Magnum, 1.5L
Packaging: OWC.
Score: 98 NM.
"Tasted blind at the annual "Burgfest" tasting in Beaune. The 2012 Musigny Vielles Vignes Grand Cru from de Vogüé has slightly brighter and more vivacious fruit than J-F Mugnier, and in fact, the two wines seem to go in two different trajectories in the glass, this blossoming and the other becoming more occluded. De Vogüé's Musigny is unashamedly floral in style, very elegant and yet delineated. There is a noticeable estuary scents, mudflats and seaweed, that begin to permeate the fruit. The palate is medium-bodied with very fine tannin, wonderful acidity and succinctly integrated new oak that is barely tangible. It is intense but elegant, long and tender in the mouth. It is a fabulous Musigny, one of the best that the domaine has produced in recent years." Wine Advocate #221, Oct 2015
Provenance: The Besançon Cellar
Notes: 2.5cm, very lightly scuffed capsule, nicked and lightly scuffed label.
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Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $2,750

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