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The February 2023 Auction: Part 1

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Auction Ends: 2/2/2023 6:00:00 PM PDT

Lot #110. Emmanuel Rouget Echézeaux 2008

Description: Consists of 3 Magnums, 1.5L
Score: 92-93 WA.
"Candied cherry, marzipan, kirsch, and cinnamon on the nose of Rouget’s 2008 Echezeaux carry over into a palate at once obviously structured and sweetly ripe, with a steady flow of cherry and black raspberry as well as soothing glycerin (despite the wine’s modest – circa 13% – alcohol). Both smoked and roasted meat flavors lend depth, and this lingers with a terrific balance of freshness and sweetness, fine-grained tannin and glyceral richness. It deserves at least 4-5 years in bottle to develop almost inevitable further complexity and should be worth following . . ." Wine Advocate #189, Jun 2010
Provenance: The Besançon Cellar
Notes: 2 Slightly recessed corks, 3 wrinkled capsules, 1 lightly marked label.
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Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $7,500

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