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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 #139. Vieux Château Certan 2016

Description: Consists of 1 Bottle, 0.75L
Region: France, Bordeaux, Pomerol.
Score: 97-100 VM.
“The 2016 Vieux Château Certan is a wine of extraordinary beauty. Rich, seamless and voluptuous in the glass, it exudes sensuality in all of its dimensions. Tasted as a hypothetical blend, the 2016 is less expressive than the separate lots were when I tasted them a few months ago. A rush of dark cherry, inky blue/purplish fruit, crushed rocks, lavender and rose petal infuses the creamy, voluptuous finish. The 2016 manages to be dense and rich, but with no excess weight. It is quite simply a remarkable wine.” Vinous, Apr 2017
Provenance: The Friendship Cellar
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $275

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