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The April 2019 Distinguished Cellar Auction, Part II

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Auction Ends: 4/18/2019 6:00:00 PM PDT

Lot #135. Palmer 2011

Description: Consists of 6 Bottles, 0.75L
Packaging: OWC.
Score: 96 RP.
"The opaque blue/purple-colored 2011 Palmer reveals a stunning bouquet of licorice, truffles, camphor, spring flowers, black raspberries and black currants. One of the superstars of the vintage, this brilliant 2011 possesses superb concentration and purity, medium to full body, and remarkable length of close to a minute. A tour de force in winemaking, the Palmer team merits accolades for achieving this level of quality in a more challenging vintage than either 2009 or 2010. The “wine of the vintage” in Margaux, tiny yields of 20 hectoliters per hectare, a final blend of 55% Merlot and 45% Cabernet Sauvignon, and a severe selection (only 55% of the production made it into Palmer) are the reasons for this success." Wine Advocate #212, Apr 2014
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $3,000


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