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The January 2021 Auction: Part 3

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Auction Ends: 1/14/2021 6:00:00 PM PST

Lot #681. Colgin Proprietarty Red Cariad 2012

Description: Consists of 6 Bottles, 0.75L
Packaging: OWC.
Score: 98 RP.
"A close second (and who knows how they might perform at different times and with different foods) is the 2012 Cariad Proprietary Red Wine, made from grapes grown by David Abreu at his estate vineyards in Napa. This blend of 53% Cabernet Sauvignon, 26% Merlot, 12% Cabernet Franc and 9% Petit Verdot shows notes of burning embers/charcoal, blackberry fruit, licorice and floral notes, followed by a full-bodied, dense, layered wine. It has great purity, wonderfully sweet, integrated tannin, and a voluptuous mouthfeel and finish of close to 50+ seconds. This is a stunner that can be drunk now or cellared for another 25-30 years." Wine Advocate #221, Oct 2015
Provenance: The Flemish Cellar
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $1,600

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