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    Sine Qua Non Roussanne 2001
    Rien Ne Va Plus
    Bottle (3)

    The Pigasus Collection—A veritable treasure-trove of First Growths, Burgundy, CA Cults, and German Riesling that has been perfectly stored since release.

    "One of the most amazing dry whites I have ever tasted is the 2001 Rien Ne Va Plus. Fashioned from 100% Roussanne, and aged on its lees for an extremely long period, my initial image when I tasted it was of the great Barsac, the 2001 Climens. However, the Sine Qua Non wine is bone dry with no sweetness evident. It gains in both stature and aromatic dimension as it sits in the glass. At first, I did not like it as well as the Whisperin’ E or the 2003 Proprietary White, but after 30-45 minutes in a decanter, the Rien Ne Va Plus was a symphony of exotic aromas and flavors. Dense, rich, and full-bodied, with impeccable balance, superb honeyed richness, and wonderfully integrated wood, it is undeniably the greatest New World expression of Roussanne made to date. Another dramatic characteristic, its golden color seemed to lighten as it sat in the glass and sucked up oxygen. This is an amazing achievement! Sadly, production is less than 100 cases." (98 pts. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #154, Aug 2004)


    Estimate: $1,800 - $2,400.

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