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The April 2024 Auction: Part 1

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Auction Ends: 4/4/2024 6:00:00 PM PDT

Lot #499. Domaine Monpertuis Chateauneuf du Pape Secret de Gabriel 2007

Description: Consists of 2 Bottles, 0.75L
Score: 97 JD.
"(Domaine Monpertuis (Paul Jeune) Châteauneuf-du-Pape Secret de Gabriel) Formerly known as the “Cuvee Tradition” and made only in top vintages, the 2007 Domaine Monpertuis Châteauneuf-du-Pape Secret de Gabriel is mostly (85%) very old vine Grenache – no destemming - that’s aged in a combination of small and large barrel for just under two years. Utterly captivating on the nose, the wine exudes class and finesse, showing black cherry liqueur and darker styled fruits that are supported by crushed stone, graphite, grilled meats, and licorice aromas and flavors. Medium to full bodied on the palate, with phenomenal precision and focus, solid concentration, and ultra fine tannin structure, the wine glides across the palate with a seamless, airy profile and character. Finesse, purity, and focus are the buzzwords here and while it doesn’t have the sheer size of some of the other top cuvees, its impeccable integration sets it apart and it will shine in any lineup." Jeb Dunnuck, Jebdunnuck.com, Mar 2011
Provenance: The Alzette Cellar
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $80

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