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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2956B Boston
November 9, 2016 06:00 PMCalender
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Colgin Cariad 2005, 6 bottles (owc)

$2,214$1,800
Auction: Fine Wines - 2956B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 09, 2016 6:00PM

Description:

Colgin Cariad 2005
Napa
"The blend that Colgin fashions from three vineyards owned by David Abreu (Madrona, Thorevilos and Howell Mountain) is called Cariad. The 2005 Proprietary Red Cariad consists of 55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, 11% Cabernet Franc and 9% Petit Verdot. Offering up spring flowers and garden aromas, sweet blueberry and black raspberry fruit, a touch of charcoal embers, graphite and background toast, it is fleshy and full-bodied, and again, meriting a three-digit score. This is absolutely remarkable wine. As it sat in the glass, it developed some rather compelling chocolaty, licorice undertones. This is a great classic to drink over the next 20-25 years. By the way, for those interested, the cooperage generally chosen is dominated by Taransaud barrels, but there are at least four different coopers." R. Parker for TWA, 100 pts. 06/15
6 bottles (owc)
Estimate $1,500-2,100


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Keywords

David Abreu