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May 2, 2013 06:00 PMCalender

Stag's Leap Wine Cellars

Auction: Fine Wines - 2649B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 02, 2013 6:00PM


Stag's Leap Wine Cellars
Stag's Leap Vineyard
1972 (1 bt) u: bottom neck, glue-stained, bin-soiled and loose label
1973 (1 bt) u: bottom neck, bin-soiled label
1974 (1 bt) u: bottom neck, bin-soiled label
1975 (1 bt) u: bottom neck, bin-soiled label
1976 (1 bt) u: top shoulder, slight signs of old seepage, bin-soiled label
1981 (2 bts) u: bottom neck, bin-soiled labels
1982 (1 bt) u: bottom neck, nicked capsule, bin-soiled label
1983 (1 bt) u: bottom neck, bin-soiled label
Stag's Leap Vineyard Lot 2 1978 (1 bt) u: bottom neck, bin-soiled label
Cask 23
1977 (1 bt) u: top shoulder, signs of old seepage, very lightly corroded capsule, bin-soiled label
1984 (1 bt) u: very top shoulder, bin-soiled label

Beautiful concentrated color with supple sheen, heavy bricking (of course) at edges, bracken and surprising exotic spice - cinnamon, clover veering towards lavender; ink and anise with that mature stewy tomato typical of older Bordeaux but seems to shrug off with air - nice dark fruit, cherry, plum, deep blackberry, with a beautiful rich, cedar, lilac, menthol lift at tend, enough acidity and lasting structure to keep you tracking it's unbelievable evolution. -MK 01/13, a bottle of 1976 SLV from this collection.
12 bottles
Estimate $1,200-1,800

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