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The February 2019 Distinguished Cellar Auction, Part II

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Auction Ends: 2/14/2019 6:00:00 PM PST

Lot #859. Screaming Eagle Cabernet Sauvignon 2003

Description: Consists of 2 Bottles, 0.75L
Score: 98 RP.
"This 2003 was showing spectacularly well, and based on my recollection, I think I may have liked it even more than the 2002, which is the reverse of how I felt a decade ago. One of the biggest (14.6% alcohol) wines made by Screaming Eagle during this period, it boasts an opaque ruby/purple color as well as classic, pure, crème de cassis, cedarwood and hints of Asian soy sauce and forest floor notes. The multidimensional aromatics are followed by a full-bodied, silky-textured, opulent, rich, atypically big wine that is impeccably well-balanced. It is just starting to come into its own. Four to five more years in the cellar will prove magical, and this 2003 is one of the candidates for the wine of the vintage. It should last another 20+ years." Wine Advocate #207, Jun 2013
Provenance: The Mont Blanc Cellar
Notes: 1 Nicked capsule, nicked, very lightly scuffed labels.
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $5,500


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