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The Winter 2016 Auction

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Auction Ends: 12/15/2016 6:00:00 PM PDT

Lot #2217. Fonseca Vintage Porto 1977

Description: Consists of 5 Bottles, 0.75L
Region: Portugal, Douro, Porto.
Score: 100 WS.
...has opened into a mammoth wine with so much fruit that it crushes your palate. Deep ruby, with ripe raspberry and cherry aromas, full-bodied, with layers of concentrated, sweet raspberry flavors, tons of tannin and an incredibly long finish. Perhaps as great as the '48. Best from 1998 through 2000. Wine Spectator
Notes: 1 very lightly stained capsule, 1 lightly stained, 2 nicked, and 3 very lightly scuffed labels, 2 different importers, 3 signs of slight past seepage.
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $750

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