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The March 2023 Auction: Part 4

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Auction Ends: 3/23/2023 6:00:00 PM PDT
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Lot #798. Fattoria Le Pupille Saffredi 1997

Description: Consists of 1 Bottle, 0.75L
Score: 96 RP.
"One of the best run estates of Tuscany, proprietor Elisabetta Geppetti, along with winemaker/oenologist Riccardo Cotarella, has turned out a juicy, impressively concentrated, hedonistic wine. The 1997 Saffredi is made from a blend of 70% Cabernet Sauvignon and the rest Merlot, with a touch of Alicante, it was aged for 18 months in 100% new French oak. It boasts an exquisite toasty, smoky, cassis, floral, and licorice-scented nose that is reminiscent of a hypothetical blend of Chateaux Mouton-Rothschild and Margaux. With fabulous richness, multiple dimensions, and outstanding symmetry, purity, and length, it is a compelling example of what can be achieved from tiny yields (2.2 tons of fruit per acre) as well as impeccable wine-making." Robert M. Parker, Jr., Wine Advocate #124, Aug 1999
Provenance: The Multitude Cellar
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $120

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