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    Chateau St. Jean Cabernet Sauvignon
    Cinq Cepages
    1996 1sdc Bottle (1)
    1997 Bottle (7)


    "The dark ruby/purple-colored 1996 Cinq Cepages (75% Cabernet Sauvignon, and the balance Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Malbec, and Petit Verdot) exhibits a moderately intense nose of black cherries, chocolate, smoke, dried herbs, and toasty oak. As reported last year, it appears to be California's version of a big, rich St.-Emilion. Offering elegance and finesse along with copious quantities of fruit, glycerin, and flavor, this medium to full-bodied wine has evolved nicely over the last year, and can be drunk now as well as over the next 12-15 years." (92 pts. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #127, Feb. 2000)

    "Scents of red currant, herb, sage and tobacco are firm, tight and tannic on the palate, making this well-structured." (88 pts. JL, WineSpectator.com, 2007)


    Estimate: $425 - $550.

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    November, 2011
    3rd-10th Thursday-Thursday
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