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    Colgin Red 2005
    IX Estate
    owc
    Bottle (6)


    "My favorite of the 2005 Colgins is the 2005 IX Proprietary Red Estate, a blend of 64% Cabernet Sauvignon, 21% Merlot, and the rest Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. The good news is that there are 1,500 cases of this blockbuster wine, which has a Bordeaux framework but the exuberance and richness as well as fruit purity of a great Napa wine. Deep purple in color with an extraordinary nose of scorched earth, blueberries, and black currants intermixed with some subtle charcoal notes, spice, box and spring flowers, it is very full-bodied, but beautifully structured and well-delineated. With good acidity despite what is an extremely high pH (3.9), the total acids are reasonable. This is a beauty of harmony, power, and great intensity, but it is light on its feet, and an exceptional example of what this high-elevation hillside estate vineyard is capable of producing." (97 pts. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #180, Dec. 2008)


    Estimate: $1,300 - $1,700.

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    Bidding Begins Approx.
    November
    15th Friday Opening Soon
    Auction Dates
    December
    6th-8th Friday-Sunday
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