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The October 2019 Auction: Part 2

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

Lot #993. Dominus Estate 1985

Description: Consists of 2 Bottles, 0.75L
Score: 95 RP.
"I have had this wine twice over the summer, and both times the wine was dazzling and beginning to open up. Just to prove I am not the only person to think Dominus has more than a casual resemblance to a Bordeaux, at one tasting I hosted, several French wine amateurs who did not know the identity of the wine thought it was Trotanoy! The blend of 80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot, and 10% Cabernet Franc produced a rich Dominus, with superb color and a huge, blossoming nose of black cherries, spicy oak, herbs, and cedar scents. In the mouth, the tell-tale characteristic of the 1985 vintage, crisp acidity, as well as profound concentration, are well-displayed. This is an intense, large-scaled Dominus..." Wine Advocate #82, Aug 1992
Provenance: The Cisaille Cellar
Notes: Base neck, 1 very lightly corroded capsule, 1 very lightly torn label.
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $225

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