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    Gigondas 1998
    Valbelle, St. Cosme
    Bottle (6)
    Provenance: Property of a Los Angeles gentleman. Almost all wines were purchased winery-direct and sent directly to the client's professional wine storage facility where they have remained for decades. Many wines have been sampled from this cellar and all have been in spectacular condition.

    "The Chateau St.-Cosme 1998 Gigondas Cuvee Valbelle (1,350 cases) macerated for 40 days, and was aged one year in barrel, of which 20% was new. It was bottled without fining or filtration, the standard operating procedure at St.-Cosme. A sensational effort, it boasts sumptuous aromas of smoke, blackberries, cherry liqueur, and licorice presented in a full-bodied, opulently-textured, concentrated style. Revealing moderate tannin, excellent concentration, intensity, purity, and balance, this young Gigondas requires 2-3 years of cellaring, and should last for 15-16 years." (92pts Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #131, Oct 2000)

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    August, 2012
    2nd-9th Thursday-Thursday
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