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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 #1177. Paul Hobbs Cabernet Sauvignon Beckstoffer To Kalon Vineyard 2008

Description: Consists of 1 Bottle, 0.75L
Score: 97 RP.
"Not surprisingly, the 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon Beckstoffer To-Kalon Vineyard is reminiscent of a great first-growth Pauillac. One of Napa’s true first-growth vineyards, Hobbs obtains just about everything one could want from this extraordinary site. The phenomenal 2008 boasts sweet, juicy creme de cassis, incense, blackberry, toasty oak, licorice and spice box characteristics. Deep and full-bodied with great intensity, freshness, laser-like precision, copious tannin and a 60+ second finish. This cuvee is best forgotten for 2-4 years and drunk over the following three decades. It comes close to rivaling the 2007 and the virtually perfect 2002 (which I recently drank and was blown away by)." Wine Advocate #192, Dec 2010
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $160

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