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The June 2019 Internet-Only Auction Part 3

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Auction Ends: 6/20/2019 6:00:00 PM PDT

Lot #6. Margaux 1997

Description: Consists of 2 Bottles, 0.75L
Score: 95 NM.
"The best of the First Growth ‘97s. A limpid, garnet/ruby core with ruby rim. The nose is exquisite with great delineation and purity with much more vigour that the other Firsts. Mint, blackberries, violets and blueberries all leap from the glass, oblivious to the fact that they stem from a poor vintage. The palate has a slightly voluptuous feel to it, rounded black fruits, raspberry, cassis, tobacco, graphite and a touch of Asian spice towads the finish. Sheer class. A superb success for Paul Pontallier . . . . Tasted September 2006." Neal Martin, Wine Journal, Jul 2008
Notes: 1 Hand written notation on capsule, nicked, very lightly bin soiled, lightly scuffed labels.
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $650


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