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The October 2020 Auction: Part 4

Auction # 629 | View Auction Schedule and Details
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Auction Ends: 10/22/2020 6:00:00 PM PDT
Time Left to Bid: 2 days, 18 hours, 45 minutes, 50 seconds

Lot #78. de Fonbel 2005

Description: Consists of 1 Magnum, 1.5L
Score: 90 RP.
"A sleeper of the vintage, Ausone’s proprietor, Alain Vauthier, produces this beautiful St.-Emilion. It possesses a sumptuous bouquet of crushed rocks, incense, raspberries, boysenberries, and a touch of cherries. Some earthiness intrudes on the palate, but it adds complexity and nuance rather than detracting from the wine’s beautiful fruit. Medium to full-bodied, with admirable elegance and purity as well as ripe tannin." Wine Advocate #176, Apr 2008
Provenance: The Foxy Cellar
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $75

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