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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 #776. Chateau Montelena Cabernet Sauvignon The Montelena Estate 2003

Description: Consists of 1 Bottle, 0.75L
Score: 94+ RP.
"A big wine from the Barrett family (14.2% alcohol), this 2003 exhibits earthy black currant fruit, the restrained but intense Montelena style, full body, good richness and impeccable balance, purity and density. The color is a healthy dark ruby/purple and the wine shows lots of cassis. In spite of the restrained aromatics, the palate is rich, full-bodied, substantial and persuasive. This 2003 is approachable now, but it will be even more gorgeous 15, 20 and 25 years from now. This is a heritage wine from this great estate in northern Napa Valley." Wine Advocate #207, Jun 2013
Provenance: The Maquereau Cellar
Notes: Very lightly scuffed label.
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $140

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