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March 01 — 09, 2021
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LOT 323

Lot 323

CHÂTEAU LE PIN 1999 (1) WA 95

CHÂTEAU LE PIN 1999 (1) WA 95
Lot 323 Details

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Tasted at Bipin Desai’s Le Pin vertical in Los Angeles. Even compared to the 1998 I found that the Le Pin 1999 is far more interesting on the nose, very expressive, pure and beautifully defined with black cherries, cassis, mulberry, hints of fresh fig and damson, but leaving it to acquaint itself with the air: subtle notes of mint and then balsam emerge. The palate is full-bodied and balanced the super-ripe black fruit with both nervosite and a sense of tension. Blackberry, black cherry, a touch of smoke with a touch of zingy mango sorbet just on the finish, leaving the palate fresh and reinvigorated. What a wonderful wine! A total of 550 cases produced. Drink 2010-2020+ Tasted November 2008. May 2009 WA 95

1 bt.    per lot $2,500 - $3,000

Realised: $8,400
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?


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LOT 323

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  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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