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The November 2022 Auction: Part 4

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Auction Ends: 11/25/2022 6:00:00 PM PST

Lot #68. La Mission Haut-Brion 2008

Description: Consists of 12 Bottles, 0.75L
Packaging: OWC.
Score: 96+ NM.
"The 2008 La Mission Haut-Brion has an open, feisty, lively bouquet with blackberry, briary, cedar, black olive and a light seaweed (Japanese nori) aroma. This is wonderful, an intoxicating bouquet. The palate is beautifully balanced with a fine bead of acidity, very focused with good weight and structure. This is a very convincing showing, at the moment more pleasurable than the 2008 Haut-Brion, just so fresh and complex, offering a discrete tertiary, smoke-tinged finish that goes on and on. One of the best 2008s out there. (Tasted at BI Wine & Spirit’s annual 10-Year On tasting.)" Neal Martin, Wine Journal, Feb 2018
Provenance: The Hennepin Cellar
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $7,000

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