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    Barbaresco 2008
    Costa Russi, Gaja
    Bottle (12)


    "The 2008 Costa Russi is absolutely gorgeous. Sweet dark cherries, tar, licorice and new leather are some of the aromas and flavors that take shape in the glass. The 2008 is a firm Costa Russi, with less of the seductiveness of most years, but equally fine balance. Ideally it needs a few more years in bottle, but it is striking. The finish shows terrific intensity. The typical juiciness of the site is framed by the firm tannins of the year. Everything that makes Costa Russi such an engaging wine is here, but in a slightly smaller-scaled package than in the very finest years." (94 pts. Antonio Galloni, Wine Advocate #197, Oct. 2011)


    Estimate: $2,600 - $3,500.

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    Proxy Bidding Ends
    March
    6th Friday 7:50 pm CT
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    March
    6th Friday
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    Beverly Hills, CA 90212

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