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The April 2021 Auction: Part 2

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Auction Ends: 4/8/2021 6:00:00 PM PDT

Lot #175. Le Gay 2009

Description: Consists of 1 Bottle, 0.75L
Region: France, Bordeaux, Pomerol.
Score: 96+ RP.
"Tiny yields of 25 hectoliters per hectare and a final blend of 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc have produced an enormously concentrated, black/purple-colored wine exhibiting notes of roasted meats, smoked game, blackberries, coffee, incense and forest floor. This distinctive, large-scaled, viscous, thick Pomerol may be as concentrated as some of this estate’s all-time classics (1947 and 1950). I am puzzled by why I could not see this a few years ago. In any event, this is one of the most profound Le Gay’s ever produced." Wine Advocate #199, Feb 2012
Provenance: The Friendship Cellar
Notes: Nicked, very lightly scuffed label.
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $130

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