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The September 2018 Internet-Only Auction Part 2

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Auction Ends: 9/13/2018 6:00:00 PM PDT

Lot #413. Francesco Rinaldi e Figli Barolo Le Brunate 2008

Description: Consists of 4 Bottles, 0.75L
Region: Italy, Piedmont, Barolo.
Score: 94 AG.
"The 2008 Barolo Le Brunate is quite a bit richer, deeper and more powerful than the Cannubbio, as one might reasonably expect. Here the fruit boasts tons of pure resonance and stuffing while never losing its essential classicism. Plums, black cherries, leather, tar and licorice meld together, supported by firm yet beautifully integrated tannins. The 2008 Brunate is an explosive wine just waiting to emerge. When it does, it should be striking. Actually, it already is." Vinous, Oct 2012
Provenance: The Abacus Cellar
Notes: 3 Very lightly scuffed labels.
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $170


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