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2006 Marcassin Pinot Noir Marcassin Vineyard

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Vintage: 2006
Bottle Size: Standard Bottle: 750 ml

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Listed: Saturday March 24, 2018 10:01 PM EDT
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Rated 99/100 Points by Robert Parker
 

The star of this trio is the 2006 Pinot Noir Marcassin Estate, which represents a California version of a grand cru Clos de la Roche from the likes of Ponsot. A mulit-dimensional wine of exquisite intensity, it offers up notes of rose petals, wild strawberries, cherries, blueberries, and blackberries. Its floral component, fabulous concentration, awesome texture, and expansive, broad mouthfeel make for a Pinot Noir bordering on perfection. While less evolved than the Three Sisters or Blue Slide Ridge, it is more evolved than most Marcassin Pinot Noirs are at age three. John Wetlaufer and Helen Turley served it next to a 2006 DRC La Tache, which was almost undrinkable (stemmy, metallic, frightfully tart because of green acid, and obviously made from underripe fruit), and was dwarfed by the prodigious Marcassin. It should drink well for 10-15+ years.  

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Please see my other lots.  For any questions, please contact vinophiler@att.net

 
Rated 99/100 Points by Robert Parker
 

The star of this trio is the 2006 Pinot Noir Marcassin Estate, which represents a California version of a grand cru Clos de la Roche from the likes of Ponsot. A mulit-dimensional wine of exquisite intensity, it offers up notes of rose petals, wild strawberries, cherries, blueberries, and blackberries. Its floral component, fabulous concentration, awesome texture, and expansive, broad mouthfeel make for a Pinot Noir bordering on perfection. While less evolved than the Three Sisters or Blue Slide Ridge, it is more evolved than most Marcassin Pinot Noirs are at age three. John Wetlaufer and Helen Turley served it next to a 2006 DRC La Tache, which was almost undrinkable (stemmy, metallic, frightfully tart because of green acid, and obviously made from underripe fruit), and was dwarfed by the prodigious Marcassin. It should drink well for 10-15+ years.  

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Actual shipping costs to be provided based on class of service selected.  Buyer assumes sole responsibility for complying with state shipping regulations.  NB: If you would like to purchase shipping insurance please request during the check out process and a quote will be provided.

Payment

Payment due within 24 hours of auction close.  Payment may be made via PayPal or by check.  Shipment upon clearance of payment.  All transactions are final.