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    Opus One 1988
    2ts, 2wasl
    Bottle (2)


    "Medium to deep garnet-brick colour. Savoury/earthy notes of soy, hung meat, sweaty leather, tobacco, truffle, a suggestion of cardamom and a slight medicinal/menthol character. The palate gives a high level of acidity with a medium level of silky tannins and a good concentration of spicy, savoury fruit. Long finish." (91 pts. Lisa Perrotti-Brown, In Asia, July 2009)

    "Impressively dark ruby-colored, it reveals an attractive nose of currants and smoky new oak. In the mouth, the wine is medium-bodied, with excellent concentration, a velvety texture, soft tannins, low acidity, and a smooth, attractive finish. Although it is hard to resist now, it should age gracefully for 7-8 years." (88 pts. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #79, Feb. 1992)


    Estimate: $425 - $550.

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    October
    23rd Friday Opening Soon
    Auction Dates
    November
    13th Friday
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