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The Winter 2016 Auction

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

Lot #160. Lafite Rothschild 1986

Description: Consists of 3 Double Magnums, 3L
Packaging: OWC.
Score: 100 RP.
"The 1986 possesses outstanding richness, a deep color, medium body, a graceful, harmonious texture, and superb length. The penetrating fragrance of cedar, chestnuts, minerals, and rich fruit is a hallmark of this wine. Powerful, dense, rich, and tannic, as well as medium to full-bodied, with awesome extraction of fruit, this Lafite has immense potential. Patience is required." Bordeaux Book, 3rd Edition, Jan 1998
Notes: OWC, lightly damaged lid. Very lightly scuffed capsules. Originally purchased as Lot 674 in The Zachys Auction/La Paulée de San Francisco™, March 13-14, 2014. From "A stellar line-up of Burgundian gems from a longtime collector . . . . Provenance could not be more perfect as the consignor has records and receipts for all the wines noting purchase from reputable retailers or auction houses . . . or winery direct. All wines were stored in the collector's temperature-controlled wine cellar since acquisition."
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $14,000


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