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The July 2020 Auction: Part 1

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Auction Ends: 7/2/2020 6:00:00 PM PDT

Lot #371. Delas Hermitage Les Bessards 2011

Description: Consists of 6 Bottles, 0.75L
Region: France, Rhône, Hermitage.
Score: 99 WA.
"Even better and one of the top two to three wines in the vintage, the 2011 Hermitage Les Bessards (100% Syrah that spent 16 months in 70% new French oak) possesses an inky purple color to go with a fabulously rich, pure bouquet of smoked earth, ground pepper, underbrush and licorice that’s supported by awesome black raspberry and cassis-styled fruit. Full-bodied, seamless and layered, with masses of sweet tannin and notable structure, this beauty bucks the vintage stereotype and will need short-term cellaring to become approachable." Wine Advocate #210, Dec 2013
Provenance: The Gloire Cellar
Notes: 3 Lightly damp stained labels.
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $425

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