1998 Domaine Gilles Barge Cote-Rotie Cuvee du Plessy (17/20 JR) – NO RESERVE

Winning Bid: £23.00

Single 75cl bottle from an OC.

Wine Offer Status: Duty Paid, no VAT payable

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Description

No reserve on this auction.

Jancis Robinson’s note from 2005:

Slightly grey crimson. Quite sturdy and very characteristic – not lyrically perfumed and with quite a severe finish but absolutely textbook North Rhône Syrah with a nice lift on the finish. Looks more evolved than most Cornas. Strong pepper, mineral fragrance. Shows Côte Rôtie’s relative lightness of touch. Lively, flirtatious. Very correct for the AC – though it would not suit a Barossa Shiraz fan. Not opulent!

Here are the three most recent notes on Cellartracker:

1/18/2018 – liber Likes this wine: 91 Points

Last of 12, decanted 15 minutes, perfect cork and level, first bottle to show attractive plum fruit to cover undoubted structure, nicely dominating ash and smoke, not a bit green and with decent length and persistence, shame all drunk as good for 10 more years on this showing. F (17.5)……just pipped the Remillier 98 as had fresher, purer fruit with more drive.

9/18/2016 – Fausto_Coppi Likes this wine: 92 Points

Elegant, stylish red fruit based mature shiraz based wine with great balance of red currents, medium acidity and fine grained tannins. Should be OK for another 5 years at least.

3/1/2016 – yofog wrote:

Very good. A little more cut and less volume than the 99. Juicy acids, particularly on the finish, where it overwhelms the fruit a bit. Very spicy. Nice effort.

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Auction History

Auction has finished

Highest bidder was: MrPosle

Date Bid User Auto
2019-01-12 15:10:16£23.00MrPosle
2019-01-12 15:10:16£20.00mikeloten Auto
2019-01-11 11:23:55£19.00mikeloten Auto
2019-01-11 11:23:55£16.00Verve
2019-01-09 19:17:04£13.00mikeloten
2019-01-09 19:17:04£10.00duncan Auto
2019-01-03 11:23:45£1.00duncan
2018-12-31 11:23Auction started

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