Spectrum Fine Wine Auctions Home

The November 2021 Auction: Part 4

Auction # 686 | View Auction Schedule and Details
Back to auction lot listing Back to Auction Lot Listing
Auction Ends: 11/28/2021 6:00:00 PM PST
Time Left to Bid: 21 hours, 8 minutes, 12 seconds

Lot #141. Certan de May 2009

Description: Consists of 1 Bottle, 0.75L
Region: France, Bordeaux, Pomerol.
Score: 95 ST.
"Deep purple-ruby. Knockout nose of black cherry, minerals, coffee liqueur and violet offers uncommon depth and complexity. The flavors of blackberry, black plum and minerals are complicated by a note of iron and given wonderful clarity and cut by harmonious, vibrant acidity. Finishes very long and pure, with distinctive balsamic nuances. There's lots of sweet fleshy fruit here but the wine comes across as amazingly refined and graceful thanks to its vibrant acidity, which really extends the flavors at the back. The best young Certan of the last 12 or 15 years." Vinous, Jul 2012
Provenance: The Highlands Cellar
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $65

Image Gallery



- Indicates you are the winning bidder for a specific lot.
- Indicates you are the highest bidder for a specific lot.
- Indicates you have been outbid on a specific lot.
*Price includes BP if auction is closed
^Reserve not met