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    Chateau l'Eglise Clinet 1998
    Pomerol
    1lbsl, 1lscl
    Imperial (2)
    NOTE: The conditions on this lot are incorrectly listed in the print catalog -- the correct conditions are listed above.

    "This wine has been so impressive over the last decade that it can now be said to rival Petrus. This effort should turn out to be one of the longest-lived Pomerols of the vintage. It is backward, and has closed down since bottling, but make no mistake about it ... this is a dazzling, serious vin de garde. An opaque purple color is followed by a restrained but promising bouquet of sweet black raspberries intermixed with vanillin, caramel, and minerals. The wine is full-bodied, powerfully tannic, beautifully textured, and crammed with extract (an assortment of black fruits)." (94pts Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #134, April 2001)


    "This wine has been so impressive over the last decade that it can now be said to rival Petrus. This effort should turn out to be one of the longest-lived Pomerols of the vintage. It is backward, and has closed down since bottling, but make no mistake about it ... this is a dazzling, serious vin de garde. An opaque purple color is followed by a restrained but promising bouquet of sweet black raspberries intermixed with vanillin, caramel, and minerals. The wine is full-bodied, powerfully tannic, beautifully textured, and crammed with extract (an assortment of black fruits)." (94 pts. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #134, Apr. 2001)


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2011
    16th Thursday
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