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Ovid 2009, 12 bottles (4 x oc)

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2956B
Lot:
413
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Auction:
Fine Wines - 2956B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 09, 2016 6:00PM

Description:

Ovid 2009
Napa
"The 2009 Ovid is stunningly beautiful. At times it shows a little more depth, power and richness than the Hexameter, but both wines are compelling. Endless layers of fruit saturate the palate as this rich, intense wine conquers the heart and intellect. A totally vivid wine, the 2009 is even more impressive from bottle than it was from barrel. Over the time I followed it, the 2009 gained finesse and elegance in the glass, which bodes quite well for the future. Intense graphite, crushed rocks and pencil shaving nuances add energy to the polished, huge finish. The blend is 58% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Cabernet Franc, 8% Merlot and 4% Petit Verdot. Anticipated maturity: 2017-2029." A. Galloni for TWA, 98+ pts. 12/12
12 bottles (4 x oc)
Estimate $1,800-2,700


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American Viticultural Areas, Cabernet Franc, Geography of California, Grape, Merlot, Napa Valley, Wine

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