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The June 2021 Auction: Part 2

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Auction Ends: 6/10/2021 6:00:00 PM PDT

Lot #128. Clos de Sarpe 2006

Description: Consists of 1 Bottle, 0.75L
Score: 94+ RP.
"As I have consistently written in the past, this limited production cuvee, from a 12-acre site that contains a parcel of extremely old vines, 85% Merlot and 15% Cabernet Franc, is meant to last three decades or more. Tasting like a liqueur of rocks interwoven with creme de cassis, espresso roast, toasty oak, and enormous levels of tannin, it is neither out of balance nor astringent. It is a concentrated, backward, impeccably balanced St.-Emilion made with an uncompromising view of the craft of winemaking. It displays superb intensity, a fabulous texture, a foreboding, tannic overlay, incredibly ripe, pure fruit, and perfectly aligned acidity and tannin." Wine Advocate #181, Feb 2009
Provenance: The Maquereau Cellar
Notes: Very lightly scuffed, very lightly torn, nicked label.
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $100

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