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The November 2021 Auction: Part 4

Auction # 686 | View Auction Schedule and Details
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Auction Ends: 11/28/2021 6:00:00 PM PST
Time Left to Bid: 19 hours, 36 minutes, 51 seconds

Lot #78. Haut-Brion 2005

Description: Consists of 1 Bottle, 0.75L
Score: 100 RP.
"The mineral-laced 2005 Haut Brion (56% Cabernet Sauvignon, 39% Merlot and 5% Cabernet Franc) is exquisite. With its elegance and finesse, it is not as powerful as La Mission, but the nobility and complexity of the aromatics, incredible fragrance (subtle smoke and blue, red, and black fruits) that persists in the glass, full-bodied mouthfeel (though very light and delicate on its feet), and incredible length characterize this great Haut-Brion. It is just starting to drink well, and should continue to do so for at least another three decades. It is a tour de force in winemaking . . ." Wine Advocate #219, Jun 2015
Provenance: The Conifère Cellar
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $1,200

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