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The November 2023 Auction: Part 4

Auction # 790 | View Auction Schedule and Details
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Auction Ends: 11/26/2023 6:00:00 PM PDT

Lot #21. Léoville-Las Cases 1990

Description: Consists of 6 Bottles, 0.75L
Score: 98 JL.
"Blown away by how good this wine is showing. Bought on release and stored in my nice cold cellar, it's been a few years since popping my last cork. Decanted 3 hours, this is a stunner. Powerful, concentrated and dense, the fruit is ripe, rich and deep. The wine really hits all the right spots and coats your palate, teeth and gums with flavor. There is freshness and layers of cassis, cigar box, tobacco and cedar. The tannins are powerful, but they are round, giving you structure and backbone, energy and length. The wine kept improving for another 3 hours. This is the vintage to buy, if you want to see what LLC offers with age. It's 27 years old, and this will be better in 5, 10 or may 20 more years. But it's a treat today, and well worth the cost for a wine at this level." Jeff Leve, The Wine Cellar Insider, Aug 2017
Provenance: The Basilic Cellar
Notes: Very lightly bin soiled labels, 1 nicked label, 2 very lightly wine stained labels.
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Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $2,250

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