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The December 2018 Distinguished Cellar Auction, Part I

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Auction Ends: 12/6/2018 6:00:00 PM PST

Lot #1039. Marcassin Pinot Noir Marcassin Vineyard 2012

Description: Consists of 10 Bottles, 0.75L
Score: 97 RP.
"The 2012 Pinot Noir Marcassin Vineyard, which comes primarily from the Calera clone (although I suspect there are a few mystery clones in their plantings), always seems to remind me of a grand cru from Burgundy’s Côte de Nuits, particularly Morey-St.-Denis. Dense ruby/plum, its sweet nose of strawberries, black cherry liqueur, fresh porcini mushrooms and forest floor is followed by a dark, full-bodied, rich and concentrated wine that is supple, dramatic, and even flamboyant." Wine Advocate #223, Mar 2016
Provenance: The Vallée Cellar
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $2,500


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