10-20-2015 10-20-2015
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2852B Boston
October 20, 2015 6:00PMCalender
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Sine Qua Non In the Abstract 2012, 2 bottles

$400$325
Auction: Fine Wines - 2852B Location: Boston Date / Time: October 20, 2015 6:00PM

Description:

Sine Qua Non In the Abstract 2012
California
"A step up from the Grenache, the blockbuster-styled 2012 Syrah Stock checks in as a blend of 84% Syrah, 7% Grenache, 6% Petit Sirah, and the rest Viognier and Mourvedre, that was fermented with 32% whole clusters and aged in just over half new French oak. It offers stunning notes of blackcurrants, cassis, smoked meats, ground pepper and wild herbs to go with a full-bodied, unctuous, layered, yet always graceful and elegant feel on the palate. Nicely structured, with perfect overall balance, it still has the open-knit character of the vintage, yet has plenty of underlying structure, which at the moment is slightly hidden by the wine's lavish fruit. It will be better in 2-3 years, and have two decades of overall longevity." J. Dunnuck for TWA, 97 pts. 08/14
2 bottles
Estimate $250-350


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