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The Winter 2016 Auction

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Auction Ends: 12/9/2016 6:00:00 PM PDT

Lot #116. Pichon-Longueville Comtesse de Lalande 1982

Description: Consists of 1 Magnum, 1.5L
Score: 100 RP.
"One of the monumental wines of the last century is the 1982 Pichon Lalande. Since bottling, it has flirted with perfection, and was a sprinter out of the gate, which gave rise to questions about how quickly it would begin its decline. However, at age 27, it retains all its glossy, rich, flamboyant cassis fruit, chocolaty, berry jam-like notes, and plenty of earthy, foresty flavors. This is a full-bodied, extravagantly rich Pichon Lalande seemingly devoid of acidity and tannin, but the wine is incredibly well-balanced and pure. It is an amazing effort!" Wine Advocate #183, Jun 2009
Notes: Very lightly scuffed capsule, very lightly scuffed label.
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $1,300


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