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The October 2019 Auction: Part 2

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Auction Ends: 10/10/2019 6:00:00 PM PDT

Lot #84. Cheval Blanc 1970

Description: Consists of 1 Bottle, 0.75L
Score: 94 NM.
"Tasted at Cheval Blanc dinner at The Ledbury. This has always been a great 1970 Saint Emilion. It has a noticeable deep hue. The nose is unashamedly rustic with mulberry, crushed flowers, wild heather and a touch of chlorophyll. Great definition and vibrancy: a wine wallowing in its secondary aromas. The palate has fine definition and demonstrated much more backbone than the Cheval ’78 tasted alongside. Here, the Merlot is undaunted by the Cabernet Franc and lends it a beguiling fleshiness, especially towards the ferrous finish. This is a wonderful wine that is a point." Neal Martin, Wine Journal, Sep 2011
Provenance: The Matador Cellar
Notes: Mid shoulder, nicked, lightly mold stained, lightly scuffed, lightly wine stained capsule, heavily glue stained, damp stained, lightly wine stained, lightly scuffed, nicked label.
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $400


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