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The Winter 2016 Auction

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

Lot #2333. Bond Melbury 2002

Description: Consists of 1 Bottle, 0.75L
Score: 100 RP.
“The 2002 Cabernet Sauvignon Melbury, which comes from a hillside vineyard site near Lake Hennessey, is showing even better than it did in its youth. Probably years away from full maturity, the wine has an extraordinary aromatic profile of smoky meats intermixed with blackberry, creme de cassis, charcoal, lead pencil shavings and espresso. Dense, opulent and full-bodied, with terrific fruit, this is a showcase style of vintage for a wine of such great ripeness and massive intensity. This extraordinary effort displays oodles of glycerin and fabulous purity, while the oak has been completely absorbed. The cooler hillside climate of blue fruits and spring flowers is also present as the wine aerates in the glass. This wine has at least another 15-30 years of potential ahead of it.” Wine Advocate #201, Jun 2012
Provenance: The Redwood Cellar
Notes: Slightly torn label.
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $325


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