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The February 2024 Auction: Part 3

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Auction Ends: 2/15/2024 6:00:00 PM PST

Lot #47. Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc 2018

Description: Consists of 6 Magnums, 1.5L
Packaging: OWC.
Score: 98 JS.
"The Grand Vin 2018 Château Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc ratchets everything up a notch, offering a vividly fresh bouquet of crushed citrus, salty minerality, caramelized grapefruit, acacia flowers, and toast. It's rich, medium to full-bodied, and racy on the palate, with bright acidity, yet it still brings beautiful concentration of fruit as well as length on the finish. This is a brilliant white in every way. Give bottles another year or three and enjoy over the following 10-15. I suspect it will evolve well beyond that as well." James Suckling, JamesSuckling.com, Mar 2021
Provenance: The Cordouan Cellar
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $1,700

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